H. G. Dyar bluebook 575 - 625

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1896-1898

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 1896-1897. Entries are organized by specimen numbers, 575-625. Some specimens were sent from other collectors. Entries begin with name, locality, vegetation, followed by description of characteristics relating to phases of development. Descriptions include appearance, colors, measurements, and related dates. Some include details about habitat or related catalog number. There are detailed sketches throughout, some inserted; one is in color. Notes extend to 1898. Locations are in Arizona (Tucson); Florida (Miami, Punta Suda (?)); Maryland (Stockton); New York (Bellport, Van Cortlandt Park, Greenwood Lake); New Jersey (Fort Lee); and New Hampshire.

Date Range

1896-1898

Start Date

1896

End Date

1898

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
  • United States
  • New Hampshire
  • Florida
  • Maryland
  • Arizona
  • New Jersey

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 19