The Entomologist Volume 9

The Entomologist Volume 9

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...off, while others still adhere to the leaves. From galls kept in a room the flies appeared from October to December.--G. L. Mayr. The inquilines and parasites of this species, given by Mayr, are as follows: .Synergus pallicornis, H., in the spring of the second year; Syntomaspis lazulina, Fi2'rst., Mayr and Haimholfen bred over two hundred specimens of this species, mostly in May and June of the second year; Callimome abdominalis, Boh., in March of the second year; and C. regius, Nees, from March to June of the second year. Mayr also notices an interesting case in which he collected a specimen of this gall on July 18th, then quite immature, which produced Synergus pallicornis in the following spring.--E. A. Fitch. Easter at Witkerslack. By J. H. THRELFALL, Esq. ON Friday, the 14th of April, Mr. J. B. Hodgkinson and myself went to Witherslack on the old errand. The weather during the week had been anything but propitious; and during our stay, until Monday night, cold winds to some extent neutralised the heat of an April sun. As far as the perfect insect was concerned, Mr. Hodgkinson's usual perseverance was rewarded with several specimens of such insects as Dasystoma salicella, Micropteryx purpurella and M. unimaculella, Depressaria pallorella and D. capreolella, Butalis incongruella, Gracillaria phasianipennella and G. elongella, with others of less note. My own attention was to a great extent confined to larval, and the following fell to our united efforts: --Coccyx hyrciniana was very plentiful in spruce-firs, in the same plantations as Coleophora laricella in the larches; the latter so abundant that almost every bursting shoot was whitened by its occupants. The oxeyes along every road were twisted by Dicrorampha acuminatana and D....show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236754395
  • 9781236754394