Diary of insects, etc, chiefly hymenoptera collected by A. W. Stelfox, June 1936- July 1936, Oct. 1936 -July 8 1937, vol. 8

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This field book contains field notes of collections Stelfox made from 12 June 1936 to 8 July 1937 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 Bellina, Sligo County, Castlegal, Streedagh Point, Glenasmole, Clara, Kippure Lodge, and Kilkea Castle. 'R.C.L.P' following a name signifies that specimen were seen and verified by D. R. C. L. Perkins, F.R.S. This field book also includes a letter from Florace Donisthrofe to Stelfox with identifications, 1936, inserted between page 10 and 11. Pressed plant is included on page 173.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 12, 1936

End Date

Jul 08, 1937

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  • Entomology
  • Hymenoptera


  • Castlegal
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Clara
  • Kilkea Castle
  • Glenasmole Lodge
  • Bellia
  • Sligo
  • Streedagh Point
  • Kippure House


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007379

Collection name

Arthur Wilson Stelfox papers, 1904-1967

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 8