The Hemiptera Heteroptera of the British Islands; A Descriptive Account of the Families, Genera, and Species Indigenous to Great Britain and Ireland,

The Hemiptera Heteroptera of the British Islands; A Descriptive Account of the Families, Genera, and Species Indigenous to Great Britain and Ireland,

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...between the eyes, with a dark, wide central line narrowing to the base; antennae with the basal joint shorter than the head, second joint about as long as the pronotum; pronotum much widened posteriorly, base three times as wide as the anterior margin, sides slightly sinuate, posterior angles rounded, slightly produced, base nearly straight, disc raised posteriorly, with a dark central line, wide in front, very narrow on the basal elevation, surface dull, clothed with exceedingly fine silvery pubescence; scutellum black, with the sides yellow; elytra developed, pale ochreous, nerves pale, sometimes more or less margined with brown; central nerve of the corium with two small black spots towards the apex; membrane large, pale, with brown nerves, and with a small black spot near the external angle of the corium; abdomen above black or brownish; connexivum pale, beneath pale with a broad stripe down each side and the centre brown; legs ochreous, femora spotted with brown. L. 8 mm. Common and generally distributed, by sweeping. N. rugosus, Linn. (dorsalis, B. 8f 8.).--Of a more yellowish-ochreous colour than ferus; antennae longer, the second joint much longer than the pronotum, eyes larger and more prominent; pronotum much longer in proportion to its width, the sides straight or slightly rounded in the middle, the base not more than twice as long as the anterior margin; elytra less parallel-sided, nerves very strong and pale, central nerve of the corium with spots as in ferus; membrane rarely fully developed, extending slightly beyond the apex of the corium. L. 7-8 mm. Common and generally distributed; by sweeping amongst nettles, grass, etc. N. ericetomm, Schltz.--Differs from the preceding in the slightly shorter antennae, the narrower form, and...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
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  • English
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  • 9781236531308
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