Sawfly Book R - 3H

ID: SIA Acc. 13-295

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1893-1896

Citation: Harrison G. Dyar Sawfly Note books, Department of Entomology, 1891-1902

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Abstract

The field book documents collecting and rearing of sawflies by Harrison G. Dyar, 1893 - 1896. Entries are headed with an assigned identifier. Each entry begins with information (a combination of): type, host plant, location, date, followed by descriptions of physical appearance listed per stage of development. Descriptions include details about anatomy, color, texture, measurements (sometimes a series headed with "calc." and "found"). Some entries include sketches. There are two indexes listing physical characteristics of specimens and corresponding letter. Locations include Woods Hole, Massachusetts; Plattsburgh, Central Park, New York; Weehawken, New Jersey.

Date Range

1893-1896

Start Date

1893

End Date

1896

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
  • Sawflies

Place

  • New York
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 13-295

Collection name

Harrison G. Dyar Sawfly Note books, Department of Entomology, 1891-1902

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 2