Morocco bug book, Hearst, Robbins, Vaden

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The notebook cover indicates that volume documents ectoparasites collected by Hearst, Robbins, and Vaden from mammal specimens as part of the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1969 - 1970. The notebook lists catalog numbers for R. E. Vaden (4431 - 6578) and M. G. Hearst (101 - 2401), and records the presence of fleas, mites, ticks, lice; genus of host (sometimes sex); and remarks. Remarks includes notes when no parasites are found, color indication (i.e. green, blue, red), parasite location, and additional unidentified information.

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  • Entomology
  • Mammalogy
  • Mammals--Parasites


  • Morocco
  • 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