Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum

Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... band which does not quite reach the costa; fringe sordid white: secondaries rose-red, with creamy whitish fringes and costal border: body above snow-white, the posterior half of the abdomen tinted with rose-red. Wings below rose-pink: the primaries with the discoidal area smoky brown; the costa testaceous, dusky towards the base; the apex and a slender external border snow-white; fringe sordid white: secondaries with yellowish costal border, the fringe at apex and along abdominal border white, the rest of the fringe creamy whitish: body below white; the antennae, terminal joint of palpi, proboscis, and tarsi yellow. Expanse of wings 1 inch 2 lines. Silhet. BIZONE, W allc. Bizone pallens. (Plate LXXXVI. fig. 7.) Q. Bizono pallens, Butler, Trans. Ent. Soc. 1 77, p. 338. n. 89. 6-. Primaries above white, crossed by four nearly equidistant scarlet bands, the fourth of which is curved and submarginal; three black spots in a triangle upon the end of the cell, the innermost one united to a scarlet spot; the usual thickened costal patch crossed by the third scarlet band, which upon this patch is suffused with orange; a dull orange or ochreous subapical patch below the extremity of the costal patch: secondaries rose-pink, with yellowish costal area and white fringes: head, thorax, and base of abdomen white; collar with scarlet posterior margin; posterior half of abdomen cream-coloured, tinted with pink. Wings below rose-coloured, with white fringes; primaries with white internal border: body below white, tibia e and tarsi greyish above. Expanse of wings 1 inch. 3-, Darjiling (Lidderdale); 9, Silhet, Moulmein, &c. This species and its allies may eventually have to be generically separated from the following, which must be regarded as the more

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  • English
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