Berlese Sample and Ectoparasite Catalogue, Sand Island, Johnston Atoll, 1965

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Abstract

The volume documents Berlese samples and ectoparasites collected on Sand-Johnson Island during 1965. The book is divided into two sections "B" and "E." Section "B" contains Berlese samples begun January 1 to 15, 1965 on Sand-Johnson Island with a table of data including cataloger no. (B1 -B514), field no., date, area (e.g. H), soil temp (Celsius), no. of ticks, and remarks. Remarks include the scientific name of vegetation in habitat (e.g. sesuvium). The section marked "E" contains an ectoparasite catalog for Sand-Johnson Island, April 13, 1965, with a table of data including number (E1 to E30), species (scientific name), bird, ident #, collectors, date, and remarks. Remarks include additional information about specimen or host.

Date Range

1965

Start Date

1965

End Date

1965

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Entomology
  • Soil biology
  • Birds
  • Parasites
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Sand Island
  • Johnston Atoll

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 14