Observations made in Florida on cotton worms and other pests done for the United States Entomological Commission

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Creator

Hubbard, H. G. (Henry Guernsey), 1850-1899

Alternate Title

H.G. Hubbard field notes to accompany biological material collected in 1880 for U. S. E. C.

Abstract

This field book contains a list of insect pests causing damage to cotton and possibly other crops collected during Hubbard's work for the United States Entomological Commission, 1880. Insects include Lepidoptera, Diptera, Neuroptera, and other types of insects. Collection numbers range from 1-98 and are also accompanied by "Riley's numbers" (Professor Charles V. Riley). Riley's numbers used are from the 2200s and 2300s. Often specimen listed will have a brief description, explanation of what part of the plant on which the insect was located, whether or not eggs, larva, or nests were found, and other details. The list does not seem to be chronological. Dates range roughly from May to September 1890.

Date Range

1880

Start Date

Apr 30, 1880

End Date

Aug 31, 1880

Access Information

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Topic

  • Entomologists
  • Plant inspection
  • Parasitic insects
  • Horticulture
  • Insect-plant relationships
  • Horticulturists
  • Entomology

Place

  • United States
  • Florida
  • Crescent City

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007107

Collection name

Henry Guernsey Hubbard Papers, 1871-1899

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 6