Diary of excursions, captures of insects, etc, (chiefly hymenoptera) mostly made by A. W. Stelfox from 16th January 1941 till 13th Sept. 1942, vol. 12

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: 1941-1942

Citation: Arthur Wilson Stelfox papers, 1904-1967

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Abstract

This field book contains field notes of collections Stelfox made from 16 January 1941 to 13 September 1942 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 Leixlip, Baltray, Landenstown (in Kildare), Glenasmole, Mayo, Old Head, Blessington, Rye Water, and Clondalkin. 'R.C.L.P' following a name signifies that specimen were seen and verified by D. R. C. L. Perkins, F.R.S. The following correspondence is inserted at page 177: C. Wood-Baker to Stelfox 1940; letter to Stelfox 1942. A botanical specimen is inserted at page 200.

Date Range

1941-1942

Start Date

Jan 16, 1941

End Date

Sep 13, 1942

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Topic

  • Entomology
  • Hymenoptera

Place

  • Republic of Ireland
  • Rye Water
  • Glenasmole Lodge
  • Leixlip
  • Baile Trá
  • Kinsale, Old Head of
  • Blessington
  • Clondalkin
  • Mayo

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 12