Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia (Incorporated) Volume 25-27

Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia (Incorporated) Volume 25-27

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... 5 widely remote, parallel to 4; 6 and 7 separate. Somewhat allied to Byrsoptera, Lower, but differs by the Smooth thorax, absence of secondary cell, and costa of hindWings. The stalking of veins 7 and 8 of forewings is a curious form of Variation; it is noticeable in one specimen only. Male, 12-14 mm. Head and palpi ochreous. Antennae and thorax fuscous, patagia light fuscous. Abdomen dark fllscous. Legs whitish-ochreous, posterior tibia: infuscated, 'fm's1 ringed with fuscous. Forewings elongate, moderate, cost" gently Arched, termen rounded, oblique, faintly sinuate beneath apex; deep reddish-ferruginous, mixed with blaclnsh; basal area mixed with some bluish-metallic scales; two pairs of transverse, somewhat waved, outwards curved bluish-metallic fascia'; first from before middle, second beyond middle, euh pair becoming confluent on inner margin, interSpaces between fasciae filled in with dark fuscous; ante rior pair edged anteriorly throughout with dark fuscous; 1 bluish-metallic fascia, furcate on costa, from costa before apex, thence curved a-round before termen, and meeting previous fascia above inner margin; costa spotted with ochreous; costs-I portion of metallic markings ochreous; veins towards termen outlined with black; a fine black line along termen; 01-115 fuscous. Hindwings da-rk bronzy-fuscous; cilia ochreous, basfll half dark fuscous. Derby, VVcstern Australia; two specimens, in Sepbembeh DIPTERINA ouopnonnrss, n. sp. Male, 16 mm. Head, thorax, palpi, antennae, and abdomen dark fuscous. Legs fuscous, posterior pair ochreous. Forewings elongate, moderate, costa gently arched, termen nearly Sblnight, Oblique; dull ochreous-whitish; costa spotted_w1tl1 fuscous throughout; two spots at threefourths...show more

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  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236760905
  • 9781236760906