Field book - CBCES ant data, July 1979 and June 1980

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Field notes document the work of James Lynch in the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (CBCES) in Maryland during July 9, 1979 - June 26, 1980. Entries are dated, headed with location information, start and end time, weather, temperature (air and ground), transect number, followed with details about travel details, work completed and methods, observations of ant activity. Observations cover types of ants (scientific name), quantity, types of bait (tuna, syrup), and description of habitat. Some entries contain lists with time of day and behavior observed or work completed.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 09, 1979

End Date

Jun 26, 1980

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  • Entomology
  • Ants--Behavior


  • United States
  • Maryland


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-003

Collection name

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Research Records, 1964-1999

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 10 Folder 12