Collecting records, Arkansas, Mexico, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas, April-November 1962

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This item consists of worksheets recording the collecting of earthworm specimens from 14 April to 17 November 1962 in Arkansas, Mexico, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Some specific locations visited include Bollinger (Missouri), Cross (Arkansas), Humphreys (Tennessee), Travis (Texas), Transylvania (North Carolina), and Union (South Carolina) in the United States and Vera Cruz, Oaxaca, México, Tlaxcala, and Coahuila in Mexico. Worksheets record the following information: Bottle numbers, Lot numbers, Local, County, State, Date, Locus, Time, Air Temp, PPT, Collecting method, Collector, Disposition, Habitat type, Vegetation (tree, shrub), Ground, Soil type, Topography, Temperature, pH, Exposure, Drainage, Color, Shade, Slope, Litter, Moisture), Land use, Abundance, Activities, Casts, Associates, Disposition, Condition, and oothecae.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 14, 1962

End Date

Nov 17, 1962

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  • Helminthology
  • Worms
  • Earthworms


  • North Carolina
  • Oaxaca
  • Coahuila
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • México
  • Arkansas
  • South Carolina
  • Tlaxcala
  • Texas
  • Missouri
  • Mexico
  • Veracruz


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007266

Collection name

William Roger Murchie Papers, 1954-1967 and undated : series 2, collecting records, 1954-1967

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 3 Folder 9