Congressional Serial Set Volume 4776

Congressional Serial Set Volume 4776

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...II is four days; of stage III, five days; of stage IV, four days, and of stage V, and last, three days. Entering the earth to pupate, it remained in this state from twelve to thirteen days, the moths appearing from July 3 to 10. In southern Ohio it is 3-brooded and hibernates as a pupa. A.DELOCEPHA-LA. QTJADRILINE ATA. O-rote a nil Robinson. Adelocephala juodrt/tn-ato Grote and Robinson, Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc., I, p. 11, PI. 1, fig. 2.--Dbuce, Biol. Centr. Amer., Lep. Het., I, p. 171, June, 1886; II, p. 414, Mar., 1897. This rare species is very closely allied in the shape of the wings and markings to A. bicolor, but differs, accordi'ng to Grote and Robinson, in the simple antenna? and in the distinct lines of the upper surface of the fore wings. Geographical distribution.--Jalapa, Coatepec, Orizaba, Mexico; city of Guatemala, Candeiaria Mountains, Costa Rica (Dru'ce). Dyar's List records it from the Mississippi Valley. Pupa.--H. Edwards states that in shape it_is very like that of Anisota. but a little longer in comparison. It is pitchy black throughout. The entire surface very rough, and covered with minute raised spines. The two rows of teeth on five last abdominal segments well marked. On top of the head, first segment behind the head case, are two raised, shining, large, black tubercles. The cremaster is very long, bifurcate, and extremely rough. Length, including the cremaster, 54 mm.; width, 16 mm. (Ent. Amer., IV, p. 62). BISECTA. (Lintner). Pi. xx, fig. 13?, 149. Anisota bisecta Lintner, Can. Ent.. XI, p. 10, 1879. Sphingicampabiserta var. nebulotn Xecmoegen, Knt. Amer., VI, p. 63, 1S90. Sphingicampa bisecta Kirby, Syn. Cat., Lep. Het., I, p. 740, 1892.--Necmiegen ami Dyer, Journ. N. Y. Ent. Soc., II, p. 149, Dec., 1894. Syssphiiu: ..show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236512219
  • 9781236512215