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August Busck notebooks I, July 1899, 8800 - 8847

Catalog Data

Collection name:
Papers of August Busck, Department of Entomology, 1896 - 1934
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology
Box 2
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
District of Columbia
United States
Date Range:
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The field notes document the collecting and rearing notes by August Busck, 1898 - 1900. Information is entered from front and back of notebook. Entries from the front include specimen numbers (AB118 - AB136) are dated and headed with specimen number, locality, and vegetation. Includes notes on Dyar specimens 779 - 861. From the back includes notes on rearing specimen numbers 8800 - 8847, dates are not sequential. Notes corresponding to 4-digit numbers describe observed life cycle of specimen (rearing) and characteristics as well as notes on its rarity / abundance. In the back is a list of specimens with both specimen numbers (AB numbers are non sequential), name, and vegetation.
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Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-445
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.
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Papers of August Busck, Department of Entomology, 1896 - 1934
See more records associated with this person:
Busck, August, 1870-1944
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project