Notes on Cereal and Forage Insects, circa 1908-1943 : volume 4, circa 1921-1930

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This is one of four notebooks containing lists of insect specimens collected in California. Specimens in this notebook were collected by various persons working for the Division of Cereal and Forage Insects, Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture, between 21 January 1921 and 2 February 1930. Entries include the scientific name of the specimen, date collected, locality collected, remarks, collector initials or name, and a number. Numbers range from 211 to 2988. These numbers seem to represent series in which the first two digits are a prefix indicating the series or collection number. For example, the numbers 211 to 21100, indicates 21 is a prefix, and the specimens are then listed in numerical order from 1-100. Localities include but are not limited to Sloughhouse, Birds Landing, Sacremento, Chester, Winters, and Altamont. Collectors include "BGT", "CMP", "WBT", and others.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 21, 1921

End Date

Feb 04, 1930

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  • Chester
  • Winters
  • Sacramento
  • United States
  • Altamont
  • California
  • Birds Landing
  • Sloughhouse


  • 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 2 Folder 4