Sri Lanka field notebook, September-October, 1977

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This field book details Karl V. Krombein's work with insects, particularly wasps, in Sri Lanka from September 9th - November 5th, 1977. Dated entries include detailed descriptions of behavior with accompanying time measurements, and may include field numbers, size measurements, sex, and prey details. Information on nests, eggs, and larvae is also included. There is also some information on word usage. See box 16, folder 15 for audio dictation.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 09, 1977

End Date

Nov 05, 1977

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  • Entomology
  • Wasps


Sri Lanka


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 02-181

Collection name

Curatorial correspondence, 1932-2000

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives