H. G. Dyar bluebook 1905

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1905

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 1905. Pages are numbered. Pages are headed with specimen number (1374, 1379, 1380). Structure of these entries begin with name, locality, date, and description of behavior and appearance. There are related dates. The entries vary in length. The notebook includes details about specimen numbers covered in item, H. G. Dyar bluebook 1375 - 1403. Inside the front cover is a note “Lepidoptera p. 1, Mosquitoes p. 100”. The majority of the notebook is blank. Includes a sketch of insect anatomy. Locations are in North Carolina (Tryon); New York (Moody). Notes on mosquitos cover details of mosquitos observed at Lake Moody, New York. These entries are usually a few lines and numbered (T1 - T16) discussing location, date, and observations of habitat and insect growth.

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  • North Carolina
  • New York
  • Moody
  • United States


  • 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 26