H. G. Dyar bluebook 532 - 574

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1895-1897

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 related rearing data for 1895. Entries are dated and organized by numbers, 532 - 574. Entries begin with type, locality, and vegetation. Some specimens were collected by other collectors. They follow with descriptions of characteristics: diet, sex, appearance, including colors and measurements and dates relating to phases of development. There are sketches of specimen anatomy throughout. Includes inserted notes, sketches and colored illustrations, pressed leaf, sections copied dated 1897. One specimen sent from Germany. Locations are in New Hampshire (Jefferson Highlands); New York (Van Cortlandt Park); New Mexico (Las Cruces); and Florida (Lake Worth).

Date Range

1895-1897

Start Date

1895

End Date

1897

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
  • Las Cruces
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Lake Worth
  • New Hampshire
  • Jefferson Highland
  • Van Cortlandt Park
  • Florida
  • Germany

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches
  • Illustrations

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 18