On a Carboniferous Fish Fauna from the Mansfield District, Victoria Volume 1-6

On a Carboniferous Fish Fauna from the Mansfield District, Victoria Volume 1-6

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...smaller spots with very irregular outlines on costa before apex, mid-termen, and tornus, the first two tending to confluence; all tending to be broken up by dark-fuscous or ochreous-fuscous irroration; cilia dark-fuscous, on mid-tcrmen and tornus white. Hind wings lanceolate; grey; cilia pale-ochreous, at apex grey. This species is very similar to Monopis meliorella, Wlk., with which it has been confused. For some years I have recognised its distinctness, and am glad to take this opportunity of describing it. The best point of distinction is the broad dark-fuscous band between dorsal white spot and base and costa. Both species are common and widely distributed. North Queensland: Stannary Hills. Queensland: Brisbane, Toowoomba, Warwick, Bunya Mountains. New South Wales: Glen Innes, Kiama, Jenolan. Victoria: Melbourne. M. nwliorella I have from North Queensland: Cardwell, Mareeba, Kuranda, Stannary Hills, Townsville. Queensland: Brisbane, Rosewood, Stradbroke Island, Dalby, Warwick, Adavale. Eunncnm IMPROBELLA, Wlk. 6, 18 mm. Head ochreous-fuscous. Palpi fuscous, inner aspect of second joint mostly ochreous-whitish. Antennae and thorax fuscous. Abdomen ochreous-fuscous, tuft whitish-ochreous. Legs fuscous; posterior pair whitish-ochreous. Fore wings elongate, not dilated, costa gently arched, apex rounded, termen obliquely rounded; whitishochreous densely irrorated with darkfuscous; a round dark-fuscous discal dot at, a second beneath it on fold, and a third in disc at veins towards termen outlined with fuscous; cilia whitish-ochreous, basal half irrorated with fuscous. Hind wings ovate-lanceolate; grey-whitish, slightly darker towards termen; cilia. grey-whitish. Victoria: Melbourne (National Museum collection). During my...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123675042X
  • 9781236750426