Diary of insects, etc, chiefly hymenoptera collected by A. W. Stelfox, July 10th 1937- July 24 1938, vol. 9

ID: SIA RU007379

Creator: Diary of hymenoptera, other insects, plants, etc. seen or taken by A. W. Stelfox, 1921-1965

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1937-1938

Citation: Arthur Wilson Stelfox papers, 1904-1967

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This field book contains field notes of collections Stelfox made from 10 July 1936 to 24 July 1938 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 Ratoath (Ráth Tó) Bog, Carnsore Point, Curracloe, Bryanstown, Glenasmole, Kilkea Park, Devil Glen, Bushmilles, and Kippure Lodge. 'R.C.L.P' following a name signifies that specimen were seen and verified by D. R. C. L. Perkins, F.R.S. A photo and pressed plant are inserted at page 278. The photo is a “view from near Peaton looking w. across loch long, dunbartonshire 14 July 1938” taken by Stelfox.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 10, 1937

End Date

Jul 24, 1938

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  • Entomology
  • Hymenoptera


  • Bryanstown House
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Carnsore Point
  • Curracloe
  • Glenasmole Lodge
  • Kippure House
  • Ráth Tó


  • 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 9