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The drug treatment of piroplasmosis in cattle. Vet. J. 17: 38-45.

1911. On haematozoa occurring in wild animals in Africa. 1. Piroplasma rossi n. sp. and Haemogregarina canis adusti n. sp. found in the jackal. ~~T. Spirochaeta boyis caffris n. sp. found in the buffalo. J. trop. vet. Sci. 6: 83-90.

^913. Observations on

British rat-fleas, July-October, 1911. Parasitology, Cambridge 6: 1.

1913. Personal opinions of Professor George H. F. Nuttall, F.R.S., M.A., M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D., regarding the proposed Rockfeller [sic] Institute for the study of prevention of disease (by request, January 1901) [pp. 55, 57-60]. 60 pp. Commercial Press, Bombay.

1913. Scheme for the organization of an institute for the study of tropical diseases in India [pp. 37, 39-43]. 60 pp. Commercial Press, Bombay.

& Strickland, C. 1913. Report on rat-fleas in Cambridgeshire. Parasitology, Cambridge 6: 18-19. [The 2d entry above and this entry are corrections of item 123 in Nuttall's list of publications; see 3d from last entry in this publication list.]

1915. Report on the work of the Quick Laboratory, Cambridge. Rep, advis. Com. Trop. Pis. Res. Fd. Lond. (1914): 87-88.

_^ & Hindle, E. 1915. Condi

tions influencing the transmission of East Coast fever. Studies Rockefeller Inst. Med. Res. 20: 1-12.

1917. Foreword to Hindle,

E. Notes on the biology of Pediculus humanus. Parasitology, Cambridge 9: 259-260.

papers intended for publication in Parasitology. Parasitology, Cambridge 13: [4 unnumbered pages appearing after p. 192 in issue No. 2.]

1922. Correspondence. The end of the International Society of Tropical Medicine. Am. J. trop. Med. 2: 369-370.

1922. Thomas Spencer Cobbold,

biography with portrait. Parasitology, Cambridge 14: 417-418, portrait, pi. 20.

1925. Acarina (Ixodidae). Bull. Com. Etud. hist, sci. Afr. Occident. Fr. 8: 100-101.

1927. The armorial bearings

of Magdalene College. Magdalene Coll. Mag. 8: 109-110.

1927. The arms of Thomas

Lord Audley of Walden (1488-1544)
founder of Magdalene College,
Cambridge. Cambridge Antiq. Soc.
Comm. 28: 101-115.

1929. Philip Hedgeland Ross.

Lancet 217: 1284.

1931. Le role pathogene des

tiques. Bruxelles Med. 10: 1359-

1938. List of scientific
publications (1886-1938). Para-
sitology, Cambridge 30: 409^418.

1940. Notes on the preparation of papers for publication in the Journal of Hygiene and in Parasitology. J. Hyg. Cambridge 40: 1-62.

1940. Notes on the preparation of papers for publication in the Journal of Hygiene and in Parasitology. Parasitology, Cambridge 32: 1-62.

From George R. F. Nuttall, I purchased Professor Nuttall's personal set of

Included in volume X were 3 publications printed for private circulation.

Nuttall, G. H. F. 1906. Application of G. H. F. Nuttall for election to the Quick Professorship of Biology, Cambridge. 21 pp. Printed by John Clay, M.A., at the University Press.

(Undated but betweeen 1909

and 1919). Statement regarding a project to build a field laboratory for research in parasitology in the vicinity of Cambridge. 4 pp. University of Cambridge.

1907-24. Annual report of the

Quick Professor, Cambridge. [Reports
for 1907, 1910, 1912, 1913, and 1921
are in Nuttall's handwriting, but
copies were also undoubtedly

Explanatory Notes on the Catalogue

I have attempted to reproduce the Nuttall
catalogue as a document historically
faithful to the original work. In the
left-hand column of each page is the
catalogue as originally handwritten,
including all remarks by Nuttall or his
colleagues at Cambridge. Nuttall
skipped the numbers 1555, 2101, and
3245-3254. These omissions are noted in
the text. I found that the following
original catalogue numbers needed to be
rearranged: 2211, 2327-2344, 2746,
2905, and 3412 were repeated for com-
pletely unrelated collections and I have
renumbered them, respectively, 2211Z,
2327Z-2344Z, 2746Z, 2905Z, and 3412Z.
Nuttall misnumbered the catalogue item
1242 as 1142, which I have corrected.

At the Molteno Institute, Cambridge University, I was given various notebooks, including an almost complete one-volume copy of the tick catalogue that belonged to Nuttall. Professor Bruce Newton of the Molteno Institute graciously allowed me to deposit this material with Nuttall's tick collection at the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). Among these documents was a notebook entitled "Ticks. Collections Sent Away," which contains the names and addresses of numerous persons (usually parasitologists, teachers, and naturalists), the ticks they received, and the Nuttall number from which the ticks were taken. I have indicated these donations in the remarks section of the original catalogue column because they are part of Nuttall's original records although not so entered into his catalogue.

Nuttall often indicated the date he replied to the donor of a collection (i.e., R.14.VII.1914). In addition, he often entered the abbreviation of an author of a species name (i.e., Ambly. cohaerens Do.). I have deleted reply dates and abbreviations. Throughout the catalogue he abbreviated names of tick genera, such as Ambly., Boo., Haem., and Hyal. I have given complete names for al1 tick genera. Also, in some but not

all instances, Nuttall cited a given collection as follows:

N3077 Aponomma trimaculatum d-'s, N's

(i) « 's

(ii) N's

I have eliminated the redundant use of (i) and (ii). With these exceptions and a few minor corrections, all data appearing in the left-hand column are as they appeared in the original version of Nuttall's catalogue.

In his catalogue, Nuttall arranged collection data in seven general categories for each entry as follows: (1) Nuttall number, (2) tick determination, (3) host, (4) locality, (5) date, (6) collector, and (7) remarks. Entry (1) is always present and (2) is rarely absent. The remaining categories are usually included.

In the updated catalogue column, I have added to category (1) a Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) number. This number will allow these records to be added into the SELGEM (the acronym derived from SELf-GEnerating Master) information retrieval system of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. This is a generalized system for information storage, management, and retrieval especially suited for collection management in museums. Often Nuttall neglected to list the number of specimens in a collection. I have added this information to the tick determination using the standard characters:<f = male, ? = female, N = nymph, and L = larva. Host data are indicated by current species designation whenever possible. Common names are used when applicable or when no other choice is available. Specific localities are given coordinates whenever possible, but where the localities are large areas (viz Queensland, Australia; South Africa), no coordinates are given. I have used the more readily recognizable names of localities rather than the less common, albeit more correct, names. For example, I have used Algiers instead of Alger and Cairo instead of Al-Qahirah. Where a Nuttall tick collection is

missing, all information is given as it appears in the catalogue, and no attempt is made to update or correct any data. The word "MISSING" appears in the update column.

The following abbreviations are used throughout the text:

BMNH British Museum (Natural

C.W. Cecil Warburton
G.H.F.N. George H. F. Nuttall
J.E.K. James E. Keirans
L.E.R. Lloyd E. Robinson
NB Nota bene

Nn L. G. Neumann

RML Rocky Mountain Laboratories I.B.E. (also cited as Imp. Bur. Ent.)

Imperial Bureau of Entomology

At the end of the catalogue are four appendixes so that users can locate collection data by type specimens, genus and species of tick, host, and geographical locality.

Tick Determinations

The determination of most immature ticks should be considered tentative. Where nymphs or larvae were part of a reared series, I have given them the same identification as adults. I have made specific identifications of other immatures when I have felt confident of the determination, or where knowledge of immature stages is well known, or both, i.e., many Ornithodoros spp. and certain Ixodes spp.

Haemaphysali s 1eachi determi nations may be considered as H. leachi group. This group of African carnivore parasites consists of H. leachi, H. moreli, H. paraleachT, W. punctaleachi, and H. spinulosaT Separation of these entities was not attempted.

Dermacentor auratus, £. compactus, j). atrosignatus, and at least two other unnamed species are currently under study by H. Hoogstraal and H. Wassef. I have used an unpublished key by these

revision of the D. auratus group is published, NuttaTl's collections of these taxa will need to be restudied.

In Africa, the Rhipicephalus sanguineus group currently contains R. bergeom, R. camacasi , R. guil honi ,HR. moucheti, E". sanguineus, R. serranoi, R. sulcatus Ttwo ecologicalTy and morphologically distinct entities), and R. turanicus. The first three species are not well known, and the first two may be present in R. sanguineus collections, especially in the horn of Africa. R. guil honi is characteristically a North and West African livestock tick and may be widely distributed. R. moucheti is a rare species, known only from a few specimens from Guinea, Benin, and Cameroon. Biosystematic investigations on the R. sanguineus group are being conducted by R. G. Pegram and coworkers. Specific identification of this group awaits the results of these studies.


Figure l.--The Nuttall tick catalogue: Volume 1, Nos. 1-800; volume 2, Nos. 801-3500; and volume 3, Nos. 3501-3972.

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