H. G. Dyar bluebook 492 - 510

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1894-1902

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

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Creator

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

Abstract

The notebook documents Harrison G. Dyar's observations of collected insects and related rearing data for 1894. Entries are organized by specimen number and descriptions usually start with name, vegetation, locality, date and collector if other than Dyar. These are followed by descriptions, related to phase of development and relating dates. Details include appearance, colors, measurements. There are notes from 1902. There are sketches relating to specimen anatomy and loose inserts with notes. Sometimes includes references to catalog number. Locations include New York (Keene Valley), Maine (Dixfield, Webb Pond).

Date Range

1894-1902

Start Date

1894

End Date

1902

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
  • New York
  • Dixfield
  • Webb Pond
  • Keene Valley
  • Maine

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 16