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abdomen angles antennĉ anterior apex apical appearance appendices Australia band basal base beetle beneath blackish body Borer breadth British broad Bupr cell characters closely collection colour costal covered curved dark deeply punctured described disk distinct dorsal edge elongate Elytra examples extending extremity eyes female ferruginous Fore-wing four front fuscous genera genus green hairs half Head Hind-wing Hope impressed inner insect joint larva lateral legs Length less lines longer male mandibles margin marked median middle Museum narrow nearly nervures observed pair pale palpi placed pointed portion posterior present produced prothorax pubescence punctured pupa rounded scarcely scutellum segment shining short sides slightly species specimens spot Steph Stigmodera straight strongly suture terminal third thorax tibiĉ transverse trees twice Underside veinlets veins whitish wide wings yellow yellowish
Page xv - President, in the chair. Donations to the Library. The following donations were announced, and thanks voted to the donors : — ' Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Page xv - Darwin was also desirous of acquiring facts bearing on the distinction between sexual and protective colouring iu insects ; and of ascertaining the causes which decided the success of one out of several males which were in pursuit of the same female. March 16, 1868. HW BATES, Esq., President, in the chair. Donations to the Library. The following donations were announced, and thanks voted to the donors:— ' Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung,
Page xxi - Ii will be asked, how do I account for the little injury done by the red borer in Ceylon, although the coffee is almost all in the open ? I answer, the great and almost constant dampness of the climate is inimical to the borer, and prevents his being so prolific as in warm and dry situations This...
Page xv - Presideut, in the chair. The President, after thanking the Society for the honour conferred upon him by his election to the chair, nominated as Vice- Presidents, Sir John Lubbock, Mr.
Page xli - Whittlesford on the 30th of September, 1868, said : — " Within the last few days, the road, the foot-path, the grass and the hedges from my house for about three-quarters of a mile, have been covered with them : there must be bushels of them, and although we have had showers, their numbers do not diminish.
Page xv - The last paper in the second and last volume of the Transactions of the Entomological Society of New South Wales is marked "Read 7th July, 1873...
Page xxiii - Zoologist' for June; by the Editor. 'The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine' for June; by the Editors. The addition by purchase of the 131st livr. of the 'Genera des Coleopteres d'Europe
Page xv - The moths appeared in church this year on the 14th of September, and from that date to this have gone on increasing in numbers, until several bushels have been destroyed, though apparently without much diminishing the army. The state of the church was such on Sunday, October 6th, from the accumulated dust (moth-feathers), and the incessant swarms that were continually flying through the building, that Divine service could not be held therein. More than seven days...