Diary of hymenoptera, other insects, plants, etc. seen or taken by A. W. Stelfox, vol. 21 from 23rd August 1953 until 25th July 1954

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This field book contains field notes of collections Stelfox made from 23 August 1953 to 25 July 1954 in Ireland. Specimens collected or observed are mostly insects, primarily hymenoptera, but botanical specimens are also included. 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. 'R.C.L.P' following a name signifies that specimen were seen and verified by D. R. C. L. Perkins, F.R.S. Localities include but are not limited to Murroogh, Golden Hill, Clara, Ben Lawer, Yellow Corrie, and Manor Kilbride. A news clipping from the Irish Times is included. A Botanical specimen affixed to a label, photograph of Marcus W. R. de V. Graham, and miscellaneous notes are inserted at page 161.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 23, 1953

End Date

Jul 25, 1954

Access Information

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  • Entomology
  • Hymenoptera


  • Kilbride
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Golden Hills
  • Lawers, Ben
  • Murroogh
  • Royal Canal


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007379

Collection name

Arthur Wilson Stelfox papers, 1904-1967

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


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