Entomologist Volume 40

Entomologist Volume 40

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...(donatus having distinct stripes), and the eyes are dark coffee-brown (light_ green in dona tus). Hab. Falls Church, Virginia, August 26th and September 7th (Nathan Banks). T. donatus I have from Ames, Iowa. From the descriptions this may seem somewhat like T. wyomingensis, Ckll., but that has the pattern of the first abdominal segment entirely different; and the colour of the light bands of banksi, when placed beside wyomingensis, appears quite different--a sort of pale bluish by contrast. Epeolus semilectus, sp. nov. 3'. Length about 9 mm.; black, shining; vertex, mesothorax, scutellum, and pleura with very large irregularly-placed punctures on a shining surface, the punctures dense in places, in others sparse; face with silver-white hair; labrum black, mandibles red in middle; second antennal joint red beneath, and scape red at extreme base; light markings white, not noticeably yellowish (but not bluish); mesothorax with two rather inconspicuous stripes; middle of ventral surface of abdomen densely covered with white hair; scutellum strongly bilobed, the axillar teeth sharp, but not surpassing it; tegulaa apricot-colour; wings with thevbasal half hyaline, the apical half strongly rufo-fuscous; legs red, but the trochanters, and the hind femora and tibiae, mainly black, the hind knees broadly red, however; spurs on hind legs brown, on middle ferruginous; abdomen shining, with the punctures small and feeble; the light bandsion apices of segments very narrow, that on the first broadly interrupted; transverse black area on first segment as broad as possible, ending obtusely and rather suffusedly very near lateral margins; extreme hind margins of segments, especially the apical ones, brownish; basal part of apical segments brownish;...
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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236957792
  • 9781236957795