The Klamath, 1960

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The field notes document work of Perry Holt relating to the study of invertebrates beginning June 18, 1960. The first page is headed with "The Klamath" and travel details. Most content consists of specimen collecting information. Lists begin with specimen number (K-1 to K-180), locality (including county, state, and landmarks), description of habitat (e.g. terrain or water visibility), collector names (E. E. Ford and P. C. Holt), and notes on Branchiobdellidae abundance. There are notations including additional specimen numbers (1050 to 1232) that were added later. Locations include but are not limited to Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

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Start Date

Jun 18, 1960

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  • Branchiobdellidae
  • Freshwater invertebrates


United States


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-004

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records, 1947-1984

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives