The Entomologist, Volume 37

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Simpkin, Marshall & Company, 1904

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Page 30 - By mutual confidence and mutual aid, Great deeds are done, and great discoveries made ; The wise new prudence from the wise acquire, And one brave hero fans another's fire.
Page 148 - Only one case, however, is quoted ; this is a statement by Koch, " that when caterpillars of the common tiger-moth are fed from their hatching to their metamorphosis with leaves of lettuce or deadly nightshade, not one of the imagines produced resembles the original form ; when the insects have been fed on lettuce, the white ground-colour of the wings predominates ; when fed on deadly nightshade, the brown markings of the upper wings often coalesce, and the white vanishes ; in like manner the blue...
Page 124 - The Insect World : a Monthly Magazine devoted to the useful application and scientific study of Entomology...
Page 76 - ... the upper surface of femora clad with dark brown or purple scales, according to the direction of the light ; there is no banding of. the legs nor any suggestion of it. On the fore legs there are a few yellow scales at the apex, of the tibiae. The fore and mid ungues equal and uniserrate. Metanotum yellowish-brown.
Page 13 - ... scales placed on either side of a bare black line and extending but a small way back and laterally for a short distance down the orbital margins ; behind these are some flat-topped white upright scales which merge behind into a dense mass of black (when dry, brown) upright scales extending laterally over the occiput to just short of the eyes, from which they are separated by a bare space. I can perceive no flat scales anywhere. There are a few black narrow-curved scales succeeding the white along...
Page 74 - The second recurrent nervure is received near the base of the apical third of the cellule. The head is more elongate and narrower than usual ; the eyes converge above.
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Page 144 - Harris exhibited a brood of Hemerophila abruptaria reared by him this season, together with the parents, a dark male and a normal female, showing considerable variation. — Mr. Gervase F. Mathew, RN, exhibited some beautiful and interesting examples of Leucania favicolor, Barrett, including the varieties described by Barrett in the current volume of the Entomologist's Monthly Magazine (p.
Page 143 - Dianthoecia luteago, var. ficklini, from North Cornwall, taken during the first week of July, 1901, and remarked that while the typical D. luteago of the Continent was tolerably constant, wherever it occurred in Britain it assumed a special local form.— Prof. EB Poulton, FRS, exhibited a number of specimens of the genus Sphecodes, five species in all, and of Ocyptera brevicornis, a Tachinid, their mimetic fly, illustrative of Mr. Edward Saunders's recent paper on the aculeate Hymenoptera from the...
Page 56 - BIRDS' EGGS, SKINS, LEPIDOPTERA and COLEOPTERA, Ac., kept in stock in large quantities. The largest stock of EGGS in England to select from, including many very rare species.

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