H. G. Dyar bluebook 626 - 678

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1897-1900

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 1897. Entries are organized by specimen numbers 626 - 678. Entries start with name, locality, date, vegetation and name of collector if other than Dyar. These are followed by descriptions relating to phase of development with details about appearance, diet, colors, measurements, and dates. A specimen was sent from Argentina. Notes extend through 1900 and sometimes include references to catalog numbers. Sometimes second number is listed at top of the page. Includes loose and pasted inserts; detailed sketches. Locations are in Florida (Miami River); New Jersey (Fort Lee); New York (Bellport, Bronx Park, Brookhaven, Jefferson).

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  • Bellport
  • New York
  • Argentina
  • United States
  • Fort Lee
  • Brookhaven
  • Miami River
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • Bronx


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 20