Hobbs, field notes, 1940

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The notes document the field work on crayfish by Horton H. Hobbs in Nueva Leon [Nuevo León], Mexico, during December 1940. Information varies. Hobbs lists details about travel and routes including time of day and mileage. There are also dated and narrative style entries that describe daily activities, campsites, personal experiences, observations of flora and fauna, and collecting information. Collecting information includes station number (e.g. 12-1640-1), location, description of environment, specimens, and method of collection. There are drawings of terrain and crayfish.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 01, 1940

End Date

Dec 31, 1940

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  • Limnology
  • Crayfish
  • Invertebrates


  • Nuevo León
  • Mexico


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-212

Collection name

Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. Papers, 1931-1985

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives