Field book - Mexico, New York, Alaska, and Panama, 1976

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Field notes, correspondence, and maps document the work of James Lynch in Mexico, New York (May 6 - 9), Alaska (June 6 -10), and Panama during 1976. The field notes cover the study of ants. They contain a list of specimens collected (specimen number, scientific name, location information), a list of regional codes for ant collections, and narrative style entries. These are dated entries, headed with location information, followed by travel details, descriptions of collecting sites (habitat, routes traveled, types of vegetation, wildlife observed), observations of insects (scientific name, characteristics, where collected), and specimen catalog with identifiers (LNE##-#).

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  • Entomology
  • Ants--Behavior


  • New York
  • United States
  • Panama
  • Mexico
  • Alaska


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-003

Collection name

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Research Records, 1964-1999

Physical Description

1 field book

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 9 Folder 21