Ectoparasite data sheets, 1963-1966

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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.

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  • Animals
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Parasites
  • Ornithology


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 2 Folder 8