Vol. 5, diary of insects, etc, chiefly hymenoptera collected by A. W. Stelfox, 1932-1933

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This field book contains field notes of collections Stelfox made from 18 September 1932 to 25 December 1933 in Ireland. Most specimens collected were insects, primarily hymenoptera. Other types of specimens may have been collected. Stelfox lists the name of the specimen, date collected, sex, quantity, sometimes remarks on the weather, location, sometimes specific type of environment, sometimes remarks about which specimens he would like to collect, sometimes additional information. Localities include, but are not limited to Bundoran, Glenealy (currently Gleann Fhaidhle), Kilcullen, Deer Park, Athdown, and Killorglin. 'R.C.L.P' following a name signifies that specimen were seen and verified by D. R. C. L. Perkins, F.R.S. Pressed plant is included on page 177.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 08, 1932

End Date

Dec 25, 1933

Access Information

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  • Entomology
  • Hymenoptera


  • Gleann Fhaidhle
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Kilcullen
  • Deer Park
  • Bundoran
  • Athdown
  • Killorglin


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007379

Collection name

Arthur Wilson Stelfox papers, 1904-1967

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 5