Ectoparasite Catalogue, SIC 16, October-December 1966

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The volume documents the collecting of ectoparasites during the Southern Island Cruise (SIC) 16, October 29 to December 9, 1966 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. The notebook contain a table of description including specimen number, host number (e.g. 5350), host name (scientific name), locality (island name, latitude and longitude), date, type of collection, type of ectoparasite, remarks, and collector names. Remarks include additional information about specimen and host. Collectors include F. C. Thompson, R. W. Tuxson, L. N. Huber, and K. C. Balcomb. Localities include at-sea and islands: Howland and Baker.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 01, 1966

End Date

Dec 31, 1966

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  • Animals
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Parasites
  • Ornithology


  • Baker Island
  • United States
  • Howland Island


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-362

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program Field Research Records, 1963-1967

Physical Description

field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 10