The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada Volume 2

The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...are indifferently produced from any of the broods of the previous year. Mr. Meldola's studies would lead us to conjecture that marcellus is generally produced from the later broods of ajax, and telamonides from the earlier broods of the same, and from telamonides and marcellus; but Mr. Edwards's experiments show that this is not invariably the case. The postures of the butterfly have not been described. LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.--IPHICLLDE8 AJAX. General. Pi. 26, fig. 7. Distribution in North America. 88:3. Trogus exesorius, a parasite. Egg. Pl. 66, fig. 5. Outline. Caterpillar. Pl. 73, fig. 12. Caterpillar at birth. 76:14. Mature caterpillar. 80; 13-16. Front view of head, stages il-v. Chrysalis. Pl. 85, fig. 11. Colored. 12. Outline. Imago. Pl. 15, fig. 11. Both surfaces. 35:26-29. Male abdominal appendages. 41:1. Neuratlon. 56:9. Side view, with head and appendages enlarged, and details of leg structure. JASONIADES HUBNER. Jasoniades (pars) Hiibn., Verz. bek. schmett., 44 (1872). 83 (1816). (Not Euphoeades Hiibn.) Euphoeades Scudd., Syst. rev. Amer. butt, Type.--Papilio glaucus Linn. A wild rose tree Pavilions him in bloom, and he doth see A bud which snares his fancy: lo! but now He plucks it, dips its stalk in the water: how! It swells, it buds, it flowers beneath his sight; And, in the middle, there ls softly pight A golden butterfly; upon whose wings There must be surely character'd strange things, For with wide eye he wonders, and smiles oft. Lightly this little herald flew aloft, Follow'd by glad Endymion's clasped hands: Onward it flies.... Still his feet Went swift beneath the merry-winged guide, Until it reached a splashing fountam's side That, near a cavern's mouth, forever pour' d Unto the temperate air: then high it soar'd, And, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 580 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,021g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123657107X
  • 9781236571076