H. G. Dyar bluebook 679 - 732

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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Abstract

The notebook documents Harrison G. Dyar's observations of collected insects and related rearing data for 1897 - 1898. Entries are organized by specimen numbers 679 - 732. Entries begin with name, sex, locality, date, collector is other than Dyar, and vegetation. Entries include descriptions related to phases of development. These include appearance, diet,colors, measurements, and related dates. There are loose inserts of notes related to specimens (includes 401A) and sketches of specimen anatomy. Some entries include tables of measurements and sometimes notes on specimen preparation. Sections copied in 1899 and 1900. Locations are in New York (Bellport, Southhaven, Yaphank); Florida (Jacksonville, Key West, Miami); Bahamas (Nassau); and Virginia (Rosslyn).

Date Range

1897-1900

Start Date

1897

End Date

1900

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
  • Nassau
  • United States
  • Florida
  • Virginia
  • Bahamas

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 21