Catalogue of Diurnal Lepidoptera of the Family Satyridae in the Collection of the British Museum

Catalogue of Diurnal Lepidoptera of the Family Satyridae in the Collection of the British Museum

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... Crishna, Westwood in Gen. Diurn. Lepid. p. 361. n. 9 (1851); also of Moore (1857). Java (Moore), North India. B.M. 3. Neorina Lowii. Cyllo Lowii, Hewitson ac Westwood in Gen. Diurn. Lepid. p. 361. n. 8, pi. 61. fig. 4 (1851). Borneo, Sumatra. B.M. Genus 38."C LITES, Westwood (1851). Typical Species C lites Nothis. 1. C lites Nothis. C lites Nothis, Hewitson $. Westwood in Gen. Diurn. Lepid. p. 368. n. 1, pi. 66. fig: 2 (1851). East India (Westwood). 2. C lites Epiminthia. C lites Epiminthia, Westwood in Gen. Diurn. Lepid. p. 368. n. 2 (1851); also of Moore (1857). Borneo (Westwood), Sumatra, and (var.) Borneo. B.M. 3. C lites vicinus. C lites vicinus, Felder, Reise der Fregatte Novara, iii. p. 499. . 865 (1867). Celebes (Felder). Dr. Felder thinks this may be a local form of Epiminthia; his description, however, seems to indicate a very distinct species. In Epiminthia there are five ocelli in the front wings, the second and fifth largest, the third smallest; in the hind wings there are also five, the first and last larger. None of the ocelli could, strictly speaking, be described as black; they are olivaceous, with a yellow iris edged outwardly with dark brown, and they have a diagonal white pupil irrorated with black atoms; these ocelli, moreover, all stand upon a pale violet ground, --which, I should think, can scarcely answer to the description " cincturis confiuentibus, in ocellis quatuor inferioribus extus dilatatis." 4. Coelites euptychioides. C lites euptychioides, Felder, Reise der Fregatte Novara, iii. p. 499. n. 866 (1867). Borneo (Felder). B.M. According to Felder, "Agreeing with Epiminthia ("Westw.) in the form of its wings; in the colouring of the...show more

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