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Vol. 7.
A. W. Stelfox's diary
1935 - 1936.

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Kerry Trip: July 1935.

Left Dublin ^[[circled insertion]] with bicycle [[/circled insertion]] by 9.30 ^[[insertion]] train [[/insertion]] & arrived at Kilgarvan, Co. Kerry at 4.30 PM. 27th June 1935.
Spent 15 minutes in lane E. of railway viaduct at Mallow, E. Cork & here took a car:-
[[underlined]] Bombus agrorum [[/underlined]] & [[underlined]] B. lucorum [[/underlined]] [[2 virgin female symbols]].
[[underlined]] Psithyrus [[/underlined]] sp. ? (probably [[underlined]] distinctus [[/underlined]]) several [[2 male symbols]] seen.
[[underlined]] Crabro [[/underlined]] 1 seen like varius.
[[underlined]] Tenthredella mesomela [[/underlined]] common.
[[underlined]] Acaelius subfasciatus [[/underlined]] ? 1 taken with fingers (by hand)
 [[insertion]] on bramble [[/insertion]]
[[underlined]] Pimpla oculatoria [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]]

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27/6/35 cont. After tea ^[[insertion]] in drizzling rain! [[/insertion]] walked up valley towards Morley's Bridge, crossed river & home to Kilgarvan via Cromagloun channel this is a beautiful "lateral" glacial over-flow-channel which carried the waters of the Slaheney Valley northwards into the Killarney (or Blackwater) basins.
Under leaves of Hazel took :-
[[underlined]] Dacnusa areolaris [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]] near bridges over [[strikethrough]] Loo [[/strikethrough]] Roughty R.
[[underlined]] Pygostolus sticticus [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]] in Cromagloun.
[[underlined]] Bombus agrorum [[/underlined]] & [[underlined]] hortorum [[/underlined]] (1 [[female symbol]] seen in foxglove. 

Transcription Notes:
Unsure of [[row?]] Double checked localities and species names. If you need help with the latter see https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1E_Zc6xt1giFN2mfBuByQ7kpkW1_nLCcFaO_bBm8zjEE/edit?usp=sharing (a spreadsheet of bee names I prepared earlier) -@siobhanleachman Slaheney Valley = Stelfox means Slaheny valley

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