Bulletin of the United States Entomological Commission Volume 1-7

Bulletin of the United States Entomological Commission Volume 1-7

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...les Orthopteres, (in Mission Scientiflque nu Mexique, etc. Reeherches Zoolog-lques 6" partie.) 3'" livraison; p. 462; 1874. Olly "abortive" is evidently meant, from the description following the diagnosis, simply shorter than abdomen. In this respect and in the male (which alone is described) being shorter than nireiu. californicm, which I know only from the description, may most easily be distinguished.;Walkei'. Cat. Derm. Salt. Brit. Mus., Pt. I, p. 109. XABEA Valk.---First joint of antennze armed with a stout, blunt tooth in front. Female ely tra irregularly reticulated, the oblique longitudinal veins not being conspicuous; male elytra with the mediastinal vein strongly arcnated; no humeral angle. Wings twice as long as the elytra. Cerci only half as long as the abdomen, sinuous. Outer valves of the ovipositor ending in a single outwardly directed tooth which is preceded on the outside by a longitudinal series of three teeth; the inner valves compressed, ending in three teeth of which the middle one is much the longest. Posterior tibiae with neither spurs nor serrations and having only 4 apical spurs, 2 within and 2 without; the first joint of posterior tarsi unarmed, the tarsi clearly but 3-jointed, the second joint short as in the other legs; tarsal claws with the inner tooth acute. OROOHARIS sarxrsron Uhler (Rep. V, p. 119), --'l'he eggs figured and described on page 119 as probably those of this insect are, as above stated, those of (Ecanthus latipennia. I have, however, frequently obtained the eggs of the Orocharis since. In December, 1877, I watched a female ovipositing in the end of a dead and rather soft twig of the Soft-maple at Kirkwood, M0. The twig had been pruned and the bark was somewhat gnawed...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236975510
  • 9781236975515