Biological series, Crescent City, Florida, (related to experiment book of 1881) 1895

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Creator

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

Abstract

This field book contains a specimen list of insects Hubbard collected in Crescent City, Florida between 29 March and approximately 5 May 1895 entitled "Biological series Fla. 1895". Specimen numbers begin at 36 and continue through to 75. Hubbard notes that specimen number 1 begins in the 1881 experiment book. Each specimen listed is followed by a detailed description of the specimen, where and how it was found, and what damage if any was caused to the plant. Following the 1895 list is another list from January to 8 April 1896 containing numbers 1-18, which are annotated with their "permanent numbers". Specimens listed include Diptera, Coleoptera, and other orders of insects. Brief notes from June and July of 1894 are also included.

Date Range

1895, 1896

Start Date

Mar 29, 1895

End Date

Apr 08, 1896

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 14