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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 12
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
United States
New York
New Jersey
New Mexico
Date Range:
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The notebook documents Harrison G. Dyar's observations of collected insects and rearing data for 1893 - 1894. Entries were organized by specimen number, and headed with vegetation, locality, and date. Entries describe appearance and stage of development, sometimes specimen preparation. Details include appearance, color, measurements, and phases of development with related dates. There are some references to catalog numbers. Includes loose inserts with notes on specimens. Some specimens were sent to him by other collectors. Includes notes through 1897. Locations include New Jersey (Weehawken), New Mexico (Las Cences), Washington, and New York.
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Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-447
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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Harrison G. Dyar Note books, Department of Entomology, 1882 - 1925
See more records associated with this person:
Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project