H. G. Dyar bluebook 451 - 473

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1894

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

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Abstract

The notebook documents Harrison G. Dyar's observations of collected insects and rearing data for 1894. It begins with a list of expenses. Entries are organized by specimen number and are headed with name, locality, and date, sometimes collector if other than Dyar. This is followed by description, relating to stage of development and correlating dates. Descriptions include appearance, color, diet, and measurements. There are pasted inserts. Specimens were sent from England. Includes an a large quantity of hand-drawn sketches at various stages. Locations are in New York (Keene Valley).

Date Range

1894

Start Date

1894

End Date

1894

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

  • New York
  • Keene Valley
  • United States

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 14