Collecting records, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Carolina, Utah, and Wyoming, April-August 1963

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Abstract

This item consists of worksheets recording the collecting of earthworm specimens from 15 April to 18 August 1963 in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Carolina, Utah, and Wyoming. Some specific locations visited include Benton (Iowa), Pottawatomil (Kansas), Jackson (Illinois), Warren (Indiana), Hall (Nebraska), Riverside (California), Chaffee (Colorado), Pickens (South Carolina), Union (Florida), and Effingham (Georgia). 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

1963

Start Date

Apr 15, 1963

End Date

Aug 18, 1963

Access Information

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Topic

  • Helminthology
  • Worms
  • Earthworms

Place

  • Iowa
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Illinois
  • Colorado
  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Georgia
  • California
  • Florida
  • South Carolina
  • Nebraska

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 10