Ectoparasite Catalogue, SIC 17, January-February 1967

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The volume documents the collecting of ectoparasites during the Southern Island Cruise (SIC) 17, January 19 to February 28, 1967. It contains a table of description including specimen number, host number, host (scientific name), locality (island name), date, type of collection, notes, notes (nesting status Berlese), and collectors. Collectors include but are not limited to F. C. Thompson, R. W. Tusxon, F. Smith, and R. S. Crossin. Localities include at-sea and islands: Howland, Phoenix [Rawaki], Baker, Enderbury, and Hull.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 01, 1967

End Date

Feb 28, 1967

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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 11