Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London Volume 1905

Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London Volume 1905

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... with dark brown and irrorated with rough black scales; a whitish mark at base of excision, the fringes of scales below upper plume and above lower black and whitish; the lobe on inner margin formed of large black scales, the lower plume fringed below with black and whitish scales and with a scale-tooth before its falcate extremity. Hind-wing greyish suffused with dark brown; a few black scales in the fringes below and at extremity of the two upper plumes; the inner margin with the lung spatulate scales of the scale-tooth and lobe pale at base, black at extremities; a tuft of black scales at extremity of plume with the fringe on inner margin before it white. Sab. British E. Africa, N'dimu, Uganda Ry., mile 469. (Betton), $. Exp. 42 mm. Type in B. M. XIV. Descriptions of some new species of Diurnal Lepidoptera, collected try Mr. Harold Cookson, in Northern lihodesia, in 1903 and 1904. By Herbert Druce, F.L.S. Lycaenidae and Hesperiidae, by Hamilton H. Druce, F.Z.S. Read March 1st, 1905. Plate XIII. The collection contains a large number of species, the most interesting being Planema poggei, Precis touhilimasa, Crenis rosa $ and %, Pseudacreea poggei, Euryphene plistonaa;, Evryphene Imtitia $ and!j?, Crenidomcma concordia $ and, Charaxes macr.lounii $ and, Teracolus regina, Papilio ridleyanus, Papilio toboranus. We have described 11 as new species, leaving several others, of which only one specimen has been sent, for future determination. Family SATYRIDJE. Mycal-esis cooksoni, sp. nov. (Plate XIII, fig. 1.) . Upper-side. Primaries and secondaries dark brown, the fringes of both wings lighter brown. Primaries with a small indistinct apical ocellus, a large black ocellus near the anal angle with a small white dot in the middle, a...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236601653
  • 9781236601650