The Entomologist, Volume 37

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Simpkin, Marshall & Company, 1904

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Page 332 - 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 markings on the lower wings fuse together and displace the orange-yellow...
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Page 48 - F., from the same locality, showing a malformation of the middle right tibia which was abnormally thin, and bent in the centre, but thickened at the base; the right antenna also had the last seven joints flattened and dilated. Mr. Jennings also exhibited, on his own behalf, Apion sanguineum, De G., taken at Brandon, Suffolk, in August last, on Rumex.— Mr.
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 210 - 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.
Page 283 - 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 48 - Acraa egina, round which clustered a number of other species of the same genus so much alike as to be probably indistinguishable upon the wing. Examples of these were exhibited, viz. A.
Page 327 - 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 328 - 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 145 - Prof. Westwood as long ago as 1840 (Intro. Mod. Classification Ins.) recorded having " repeatedly observed on disturbing the nest of the common brown garden ant a very minute species of Plun-a hovering over and flying upon the ants.

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