Field notes of Francis John Dyer kept while collecting rotatoria in Honduras, 1915-1916

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These field notes document the collections of rotatoria Dyer made while in Honduras from 28 November 1915 to 29 September 1916. Dyer describes the bodies of water in which collections were made, often noting if there is stagnant water, what the local inhabitants use it for, and other details. Collection numbers 1 to 69 are included.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 28, 1915

End Date

Sep 29, 1916

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  • Freshwater zooplankton
  • Invertebrates
  • Rotifera


  • Honduras
  • La Ceiba


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007237

Collection name

Harry K. Harring Papers, 1910-1923, 1929 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 2