H. G. Dyar bluebook 901 - 1122

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1900-1902

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 1900 - 1902. Entries are organized by specimen numbers 901 - 1122. Pages are numbered. Entries begin with name, collector if other than Dyar, vegetation, date, followed by descriptions of appearance and behavior relating to phases of development. Descriptions cover sex, appearance, colors, measurements and related dates with changes in appearance. Sometimes includes references to catalog numbers. Labeled “Harrison G. Dyar, U.S. Natl. Museum, Washington DC, Apr 30, 1900. July 9, 1902”, “Mosquitoes, Page 189, 199. (1902)”. Includes sketches of specimen anatomy sometimes with leaves, loose inserts and sometimes a second specimen number. Locations in Washington, DC, specify neighborhoods. Locations are in District of Columbia; Virginia (Stony Man); New Mexico (Las Vegas Hot Springs [Hot Springs]); Texas (Coryell county); Illinois (Lily Lake); Colorado (Denver, Platte Canyon); New York (Bellport); Florida (Daytona, Rockledge); New Hampshire (Center Harbor); Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh).

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  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Illinois
  • Colorado
  • New Hampshire
  • Florida
  • Virginia
  • Pennsylvania


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  • 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 23