Harrison G. Dyar Sawfly Note books, Department of Entomology, 1891-1902

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The 6 field books document Harrison Dyar's field work and rearing of sawflies (Symphyta) during 1891-1902. Notebook primarily provided collection information and detailed descriptions throughout the development of collected insects. Collecting occurred primarily along the east coast United States. For more information about these field books see publication:|Smith, David R. (1987). "The Sawfly Work of H. G. Dyar (Hymenoptera: Symphyta)." Transactions of the American Entomological Society. Vol. 112, 369-396.

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  • Symphyta
  • Hymenoptera
  • Animalia
  • Sawflies


  • Oregon
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • United States
  • New Hampshire
  • California
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • New Jersey


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 13-295


6 field books

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology