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ID: SIA Acc. 13-295

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1897-1902

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

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The field book documents Harrison G. Dyar's field work and rearing of sawflies, 1897 - 1902. Entries are headed with alpha-numeric identifiers followed with a combination of information: type, host plant, environment where found, location, date, followed by descriptions of physical appearance during stages of development. Descriptions cover specifics of anatomy, color, texture, measurements (sometimes listed in tables). Descriptions are often listed per date or stage. Includes sketches. Locations include New Brunswick, New Jersey; Plattsburgh, Bellfort(?), and Long Island, New York; Rosslyn, Virginia; District of Columbia; Cabin John, Maryland.

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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.


  • Entomology
  • Sawflies


  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • United States
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • New Jersey


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 6