Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 9 (Google eBook)

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New York Academy of Sciences., 1897 - Science
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Page 56 - ... much thicker than the 8th. Twenty-eight segments besides the head ; they are entirely smooth, striated neither longitudinally nor transversely; a few of the anterior segments rapidly decrease in diameter towards the head. The segments are but slightly convex, and on each side is a shoulder, bearing three tubercles in a transverse row, each giving rise to a long stiff hair one-half to two-thirds as long as the segment is thick; these hairs stand up thickly all over the back, and may serve at once...
Page 39 - The Pseudotremia cavernarum which he describes, "inhabits the deepFig. 129. Acanthocheir armata. est recesses of the numerous caves which abound in Southern Virginia, as far as human steps can penetrate. I have not seen it near their mouths, though its eyes are not undeveloped, or smaller than those of many living in the forest. Judging from its remains, which one finds under stones, it is an abundant species, though Fig. 130. Tig. 130 a. Spirostrephon Copei. rarely seen by the dim light of a candle...
Page 199 - The full description of the method in all its details is now in course of publication in the American Journal of Science.
Page 127 - Crystalline limestones and associated rocks of the northwestern Adirondack region.
Page 78 - Dorsal plates reticulated; lateral carina; as in lunatum. Ocelli 16-4, in a triangular patch. Yellowish-brown; legs pale. Length, 10"""; width, 1.5""". This new species is described from a female which was found a few miles north of Wyandotte Cave, Crawford County. 16. Scotherpes bollmaiii (McNeill). Abundant: Mayfield's, Neeld's, Truett's and Coon's Caves, Bloomington ; Phitt's and Donehue's Caves, Bedford, Ind.
Page 67 - Rock; found on the grounds of the Deaf Mute Asylum. 10. Leptodesmus hispidipes (Wood). Abundant everywhere. Very common throughout the state. All specimens obtained were young, but the shells of many adults were found.
Page 56 - ... its way about the nooks and crannies of a perpetually dark cave than eyes would be. It was found by Mr. Cooke under a stone. Prof. Cope has contributed to the " Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
Page 158 - Marcy anorthosite are coarse grained, light to dark bluish gray, and consist largely of basic plagioclase feldspar, mainly labradorite. The dark bluish gray labradorite crystals usually vary in length from a fraction of an inch to several inches, crystals about an inch long being very common.
Page 67 - Robust, segments not constricted, lateral c.irirue small and body strongly resembling that of Campodes. Antennae longer than width of body. Ocelli 12-14, distinct, arranged in a triangular patch and in five or six series. Dorsal plates rather smooth, setigerous granules small, setae rather large. Male feet crassate, those of female slender.
Page 67 - This species strongly resembles a Campodes. In life the individuals are a dusky yellow. This description is based upon a male and female.

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