Illustrations of Diurnal Lepidoptera; Lycaenidae. [Text and Plates]

Illustrations of Diurnal Lepidoptera; Lycaenidae. [Text and Plates]

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...differs from it), I had put this and it as varieties of the same species, supposing the difference between them to be one of colour only. I now find, however that whilst the female T. 7)/mpania is, like the male, blue, the female of T. Bethulia is entirely brown. 206. Thecla Teucria, Hewitson. Plate LII.? fig. 290. Thecla Teucria, Hewitson, Descr. of Thecla, p. 3. no. 7. Upperside. Female.--Dark brown, with two small white spots and a line of white at the anal angle of the posterior wing. Underside green. Anterior wing brown towards the outer margin: crossed beyond the middle by a band of white bordered inwardly with brown, and by a submarginal band of the same colour from the anal angle to the middle. Posterior wing with two tails; crossed at the middle by a band of white spots: the apex (which is marked by a white spot) and the anal angle (which is irrorated with grey and marked by two black spots) very broadly carmine, the space between them and two conical outline spots white: a submarginal band of white; the margin black. Exp. linch. In the Collections of W. W. Saunders and W. C. Hewitson, from the Amazon. 207. Thecla Tegula, Hewitson. Plate LII. 6 figs. 291, 292. Thecla Tegula, Hewitson, Descr. of TJieela, p. 4. no. 8. Upperside. Male.--Dark grey-brown. Anterior wing with an unusually long discal spot. Posterior wing with some grey lunular spots near the anal angle. Underside rufous-grey. Both wings crossed beyond the middle by a band of white broken into lunular spots on the posterior wing. Anterior wing with some submarginal brown spots bordered on both sides with white. Posterior wing with two tails: a white spot on the middle of the costal margin: the anal angle (which is irrorated with white and marked by two black spots) and the apex...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236531906
  • 9781236531902