Leewards Ectoparasite Catalogue, Survey 13, June 1966

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The volume documents ectoparasites collected at-sea and on the Leeward Islands (Laysan and Lisianski) during 1966. The notebook is organized by location: at sea, Laysan Island, and Lisianski Island. The first table of data includes cat. number (e.g. 1-00a), field number, host species (scientific name), position coordinates (latitude and longitude), vial number, ectoparasite, location on host, and remarks which include name of collector. The data for Laysan island is in list format, and contains name of host species, date, description of host bird characteristics (e.g. age), and presence or absence of ectoparasites. Section for Lisianski is a table of data listing cat. number, field number, host species, date, ectoparasite, location on host, and remarks. Remarks provide additional information about method of sampling or host.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 01, 1966

End Date

Jun 30, 1966

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  • Animals
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Parasites
  • Ornithology


  • Lisianski Island
  • Laysan Island
  • United States
  • Pacific Ocean


  • 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 17