Bulletin Volume 10-20

Bulletin Volume 10-20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... a southern insect and no doubt rarely occurs in this province. Papilio brevicauda, Saunders. At present We have no local record of the capture of this species, but Rev. C. J. S. Bethune, in his list of the " Butterflies of the Eastern Provinces of Canada," mentions it as having been taken in Dalhousie, N. B. When the insects of the northern sections of New Brunswick become better known, this butterfly will no doubt be found among them. Papilio asterias, Fabr. (PAPILIO POLYXENES.) This species is usually abundant, but during the past two years it has been very rare in the vicinity of St. John. Not uncommon on the Belleisle and at Fredericton. Family HESPERIDAE. (Jarterocephalus mandan, Edw. This species is not uncommon in two or three localities near St. John, but it appears to be extremely local in its habits frequenting wood roads and open grassy places in woods. Flies in June and July. Pamphila zabulon, Boisd-Lec. (Arnvroxn ZABULON.) The form nonomox, Harris, is common throughout the Province, flying in June and July. Pamphila. leonardus, Harris. (ANTHOMASTER LEONARDUS.) This species is rare in this vicinity, only two specimens having been taken, and at present it is not reported from any other locality in New Brunswick. Pamphila peckius, Kirby. (POLITES PECKIUS.) PAMPHILA WAMSU'l'1'A, Harris. The most common Pamphila in this locality, frequenting meadows and oat fields, found in every part of New Brunswick, flying in June and July. This species is found in the same localities as the preceding, but it is not nearly so abundant. Flies in July and August. Pamphila cernes, Boisd-Lec. (LIMOCHORES mourns, Fabr.) PAMPHILA AHATON, Harris. Common at St. John, Fredericton, Hampton, and also abundant in Victoria County. Flies...
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  • English
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