Crocker, field notes, 348-436

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The field notes document work of Denton W. Crocker relating to the study of Orconectes during 1952-1960. Sheets include station number (DWC 348 to DWC 436), date (June 25, 1952 to July 20, 1960), collector names (numerous and often abbreviated), locality, location information (state, county, landmark), specimens collected (scientific name, quantity, and sex). Sometimes includes USNM number (e.g. 176224), description of water (temperature, color, visibility, bottom) and population abundance. Some Locations include but are not limited to New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maine, Idaho, Virginia, Georgia, and Louisiana.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 25, 1952

End Date

Jul 20, 1960

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  • Orconectes
  • Freshwater invertebrates


  • New York
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Maine
  • Louisiana
  • Georgia
  • Virginia
  • New Jersey
  • Idaho


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-005

Collection name

Denton W. Crocker papers, 1948-1969

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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