Ectoparasite data sheets, 1963-1966

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Abstract

The data sheets contain description of ectoparasites collected from birds and their vicinity for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program during 1963 to 1966. Sheets are pre-printed and list varying types of information. Most include host (scientific name), field no. (e.g. 0001), date, sex, locality, and information in a table format listing body regions [of host], mites, ticks, and mallophaga. Also includes comments that provide additional information about how specimen was collected, e.g. "flushed out nasal cavity." Locations include at sea, and numerous islands in the Pacific Ocean.

Date Range

1963-1966

Start Date

1963

End Date

1966

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Parasites
  • Ornithology

Place

Pacific Ocean

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 2 Folder 8