Insects of New-York

Insects of New-York

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...to the margins. Length onefourth of an inch. I am unable to determine whether it is a described species or not.) X Immaculate, obtusely ovate: he_ad7ver_y small; antennae luteous; thorax with the lateral edges thickened. Color dark brown, glossy, impunctate. Elytra of the same color as the thorax, punctated: beneath, the same color as above; soles of the tarsi creamcolored. Length nearly one-fourth of an inch.) Tgis family is exemplified by those very common striped beetles which infest and destroy the cucumber plant. They are oblong, and are furnished with a small head and a narrow thorax. Their antenna: are about half as long as their bodies, of a uniform thickness, and inserted 11ear together and near the mouth. Their legs are of an equal size, though in some the thighs are formed for leaping. They are small insects and vegetable feeders, and often do considerable damage in gardens. The family is divided by W1-zsrwoon into two subfamilies: 1. Gxtnnucfons; 2. HAL joints mostly cylindrfc; the fast acute, and pointed outwards; the second the shortest, obconic; the third next in length, the two equaling the first or fourth; the remainder equaling the first or fourth: labrum entire: palpi indeterminate. Head small, exsert: eyes__prominent: body ovate, elongate: legs rather long, equal or subequal; foste rior thighs only moderately incrassate.) y 134 ORDER COLEOPTI-IRA.,1, ' Animorzia Color yellowish green: head and its appendages black. A depression and two eminences' fir behind the antennas. The three first antenna: yellowish green; on the outer side, brown; the remainder _dark_ brown or black: p c_tus__b_lz_1ck.: abdomen yellowish green. Thorax greenish yellow predominating, immaculate: two slight indentations-_ on Each...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236844556
  • 9781236844552