The Shipley Collection of Scientific Papers Volume 82

The Shipley Collection of Scientific Papers Volume 82

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...outer portion powdery and marked over the costal area only; inner portion fore prominent, curved inward to a basal black dot. A black spot on inner margin near base. An irregular black spur extends from base through the submedian interspace to the angle of t. a. line. T. a. line geminate, broken, inner line best marked by an angulate portion in the middle of the wing; outer line best marked on costa and internal margin, else powdery. T. p. line geminate, broken; the inner portion composed of two main portions, one opposite the cell, the other opposite the inner angle where it is broad, lunate and has an inward tooth; the outer portion is most prominent on the costa and is then broken into somewhat triangular spots. A series of unequal terminal black spots beyond which the fringes are cut with black. Claviform indicated by black scales. Orbicular moderate, upright, oval, concolorous, incompletely outlined. Reniform large, almost lunate, outlined by black scales, the center a black diffuse Iunule. A black median shade is marked on the costa, forms a black square between the ordinary spots and is traceable, though powdery, to the inner margin. Secondaries smoky over a white base, with a series of black terminal lunules and a reflection from the outer line and discal spot of the under side. Beneath, white, more or less powdery, with an outer blackish line, a discal spot and a broken black terminal line; primaries with the costal region and disc darker. Expands 1.48 inches--37 mm. Habitat: Cartwright, Manitoba, May 7. One female, in good condition from Mr. E. F. Heath. This is a beautiful species, larger than the eastern form and obviously distinct by the geminate median lines and better denned ordinary spots. Epidemas obscurus, sp. nov....show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875974
  • 9781236875976