A. L. Moore bug book

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The notebook documents ectoparasites collected from mammals by A. L. Moore as part of the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project. Pages are numbered (1 - 144). The notebook lists catalog number (appears to follow format of initials and number), and indicates the presence of fleas, mites, ticks, lice; as well as genus of host. Some pages are headed with what may be the names of collectors (various). Listings are separated by date and location. Locations include sites in South Africa, Mozambique, Betuanaland [Botswana].

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 10, 1963

End Date

Feb 23, 1965

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.


  • Entomology
  • Mammalogy
  • Mammals--Parasites


  • Mozambique
  • Botswana
  • South Africa


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-444

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1961 - 1972

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals