Natural History of New York Volume 5, V. 5

Natural History of New York Volume 5, V. 5

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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: ... ' AGRICULTURAL RF.ronr--Vor.. v. 17 Cassididae. Gimvs CASSIDA. Body flattened and depressed: shield or elytra dilated on all sides, concealing the head and body. CASSIDA cnxvnra. Tortoise Beetle. (Plate xiv, fig. ll.) Head, body beneath, legs, and antennae luteous: eyes black: middle of the elytra, with the four angles black or dark brown; spaces between, together with the extended clypeus luteous and translucent. Ooonrora SCUTELLARIS (Oliv.), His-pa scutellar-is (Fab.). This insect has, in conjunction with Cecidomyia robiniw (Hald.), become so abundant in Eastern Pennsylvania during the last few years, that the foliage of the locust trees is killed towards the end of August, as if by dry weather. It is nearly one-fourth of an inch long, of a tawny color, and marked along the back with a black line. Chrysomelidar. Gmws EUMOLPUS. ' Head vertical: antennae as long as the body, thickened at the tips' (WEs"rwoon) Eumonvus AURATUS (Fab.). Head, thorax, body beneath, and legs brilliant blue-green: elytra golden green. The feet and antennae incline more to black, yet exhibit the coloring described. It inhabits in great abundance the./71)0cy71u'm androsamifolium, and is found in July and August. G anus CI-IRYSOMELA. (lnnvsomnna PHILADELPHICA. ( Plate xiv, fig. 12.) Color of the body dark green, oblong, naked. Palpi, legs and antennae rufous: labrum hairy. Front and margins of the thorax and elytra cream-color: lines and spots of the elytra, posterior segment of the thorax, and scutel green: inner margin of the elytra traversed by two lines; marginal line widened towards the scutel; the proximate line widened also, and both slightly divergent. Lines punctured in rows surrounding the entire thickened border. The shoulders of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236946715
  • 9781236946713