H. G. Dyar bluebook 325 - 339

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1891-1899

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 lepidoptera in Yosemite and Santa Barbara, California, 1891 -1892. The notebook is entitled "Notes on Bombycid Larvae." Entries are organized by specimen number and list type, date, location, vegetation. Entries describe appearance and phases of life cycle, including appearance, colors, changes in appearance per phase (sometimes with date). There are notes through 1899.

Date Range

1891-1899

Start Date

1891

End Date

1899

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
  • Santa Barbara
  • 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 8