H. G. Dyar bluebook 271 - 292

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

Creator: Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1891, 1898

Citation: Harrison G. Dyar Note books, Department of Entomology, 1882 - 1925

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Abstract

The notebook documents Harrison G. Dyar's observations and collecting of insect in Yosemite, California, 1891. Entries are organized by specimen number and includes collecting location, date, sometimes vegetation, with descriptions of specimen and life cycle. Details include appearance, color per part of anatomy, sex, diet, and measurements. Changes in appearance are often dated and include measurements. Some locations are specified with trail names (i.e. Nevada trail). There are sketches of insect anatomy. Notes dated through 1898.

Date Range

1891, 1898

Start Date

1891

End Date

1898

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.

Topic

Entomology

Place

  • United States
  • California
  • Yosemite National Park

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-447

Collection name

Harrison G. Dyar Note books, Department of Entomology, 1882 - 1925

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 6