The Canadian Entomologist Volume 5-7

The Canadian Entomologist Volume 5-7

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...Hind wings pale testaceous fuscous in 3', more fuscous in Q. Beneath a common fuscous line and dots; the tint is testaceous, with fuscous powdering; fore wings the darker, with ruddy costal edge. Mass.; Me.; expanse, 32 to 36 m. in. Both these species are slighter bodied than the European A., gul/un, and differ in ornamentation by the shape of the ordinary spots, the conformation of the t. p. line, and the pallor of the hind wings. Mar/zestra renigera (Steph.) This species, referred in my " List" to Harlerza (p. 16), belongs to Manzestra, and should be interpolated on page 13 l. c., between M azzlzabarina and./II. Zamz'abz'/1' . NOTES ON THE LARVA OF LEUCANIA PSEUDARGYRIA, GITENEE. BY F. B. CAULFIELD, MONTREAL, P. Q. On April 18th of this season, while searching for insects on Montreal Mountain, I found under a stone at the foot of a hickory tree, a larva, of which the following is a description: Length two inches. Form cylindrical, slightly annulated. Head reddish yellow, with two brown streaks, and marbled with lines and dots of the same color; semi-transparent, shiny, slightly bilobed, with a few scattered hairs of a whitish brown color. Mandibles brown. Body above dirty greenish grey, with darker spots and blotches, a faint white dorsal line, and another of the same color a little above the spiracles; sides light greenish grey, minutely spotted with brown, with a few scattered hairs of a brown color, tipped with yellowish white. Undersurface, feet and prolegs very light greenish grey. I placed this larva in a box with some earth, but owing to the backwardness of the season I could not find any food for it. It went under the earth on April 21st, and turned to a chrysalis on April 2 3rd. 'The imago...
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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783700
  • 9781236783707