Biological, Arizona, 1896-1898, mostly observations

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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 Arizona and California from 1896-1898. The list contains numbers 1-138, although numbers 1-136 (recorded in 1896 and 1897) are annotated as corresponding with numbers 737-881. The notes are continuous from 10 December 1896 to 10 April 1897 and pick up again in 1898 with two entries in May and June. Insects collected include Diptera, Neoptera, Lepidoptera, beetles (Coleoptera), and possibly other orders and classes of insects. The occasional non-insect specimen is included, for example, a snake and a salamader. Locations Hubbard collected in include, but are not limited to Tucson, Yuma, San Diego on the Coronado Beach, and Pine Canon in the Chiricahua Mountains. Inserted into the field book are several sheets of paper containing specimen numbers 6-17c from Crescent City Florida, April-June 1881.

Date Range

1896-1898

Start Date

Dec 10, 1896

End Date

Jun 20, 1898

Access Information

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Topic

  • Entomologists
  • Parasitic insects
  • Insect-plant relationships
  • Entomology

Place

  • Yuma
  • California
  • United States
  • Coronado Beach
  • Arizona
  • Chiricahua Mountains
  • Florida
  • Tucson
  • 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 1a Folder 15