Hobbs, field notes, 1941 B

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The field notes document Horton Hobbs' work on crayfish during 1941, beginning in July. Contains data and narrative entries. Notes indicate that it contains color notes on crayfish at Watanga Springs. This entry is followed by a list of location/station descriptions. These contain location identifier (7-3041-1 to 7-3141-13), sometimes a date, locality, description of water, presence of fauna, and additional location information (e.g. landmarks). Of note, the entry identified as 7-3141-10 includes a detailed drawing of a crayfish with notations, stated as a new species. Locations are in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. At the end is a list of expenses.

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Start Date

Jul 30, 1941

End Date


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  • Limnology
  • Crayfish
  • Invertebrates


  • Mississippi
  • United States
  • Louisiana
  • Arkansas


  • 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