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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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).

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


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 18