Crocker, crayfish collection, 1-170

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The field notes document field work of Denton W. Crocker relating to the study of crayfish during May 23, 1948- August 19, 1952. Sheets list station number (DWC 1 to DWC 171), date, location description (state, county, town, landmarks or roads), and specimens collected (scientific name, sex, quantity). Sometimes includes information about preservation, habitat (water flow, width, bottom; vegetation), method of collection, and additional specimen characteristics like stage of development. Appears that in some cases he is recording return visits to stations. Locations are primarily across New York.

Date Range

1948- 1952

Start Date

May 23, 1948

End Date

Aug 19, 1952

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Freshwater invertebrates


  • New York
  • United States


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-005

Collection name

Denton W. Crocker papers, 1948-1969

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives