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Directions for collecting and preserving insects / prepared for the use of the Smithsonian Institution by A.S. Packard, Jr.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM p.d. 506 Unm58 v. 11, art. 4 (Text) 1720384-2016 General Federal documents Available -

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  • Physical Description: iii, 55 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1873.

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General Note:
Originally issued in 1873 as Smithsonian Institution publication 261; later reprinted in 1864 as article 4 of volume 11 of the Smithsonian miscellaneous collections (simultaneously Smithsonian Institution publication 273).
Derived mainly from the "Guide to the study of insects," pub. by the Naturalists' agency, Salem, Mass., 1868-69, with additions and corrections--Advertisement.
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Collecting apparatus -- Killing insects for the cabinet -- Pinning insects -- Preservative fluids -- Preparing insects for the cabinet -- Insect cabinet -- Transportation of insects -- Preservation of larvae -- Rearing larvae -- Classification of insects -- Hymenoptera -- Lepidoptera -- Diptera -- Coleoptera -- Hemiptera -- Orthoptera -- Neuroptera -- Arachnida -- Myriopoda.
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Also available online.
Subject: Insects > Collection and preservation.

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