Catalogue of insects collected at Bonito, province of Pernambuco, Brazil, 1883

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This book contains a list of insect specimens collected in Bonito (Pernambuco Province) and Bahia Province, Brazil from 6 January to around 29 March 1883. Numbers 1-840 are included. Entries for specimens include information on host plant it was collected from and sometimes note if it is "in alcohol" or microscopic slide. Bumble bees, lepidoptera, beetles, and other types of insects are included. An index in the back indexes terms related to host plants, types of insects, and other terms.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 06, 1883

End Date

Mar 29, 1883

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  • Brazil
  • Bonito
  • Bahia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007135

Collection name

Collected notebooks of entomologists, United States National Museum, circa 1881-1931

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 4