The Annals and Magazine of Natural History: Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology

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Taylor & Francis, Limited, 1900 - Natural history

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Page 409 - ... as long as broad, longer than its distance from the end of the snout, shorter than the parietals ; loreal...
Page 409 - ... 1 + 2; eight upper labials, fourth and fifth entering the eye; four lower labials in contact with the anterior chin-shields, which are much shorter than the posterior, the fifth greatly enlarged.
Page 555 - Colony flattened, the two faces compressed so that the cells of the two sides intercalate ; flagella upon both faces on alternate cells. Anterior and posterior poles of major axis differentiated by the arrangement of the cells and by the structure of the envelope. Long and short transverse axes differentiated by the flattening of the colony. Cells similar, biflagellate, each with stigma, chromatophore, and pyrenoid. Asexual reproduction by repeated divisions of all of the cells, each forming a daughter...
Page 193 - Rostral twice as broad as deep, hardly visible from above ; internasals three fifths the length of the praefrontals ; frontal a little longer than broad, as long as its distance from the end of the snout, shorter than the parietals...
Page 187 - Fingers free, toes half webbed ; discs of fingers as large as the tympanum ; subarticular tubercles moderate ; a small inner metatarsal tubercle. The tibio-tarsal articulation reaches between the eye and the tip of the snout. Upper parts smooth, or with small flat warts ; throat, belly, and lower surface of thighs granulate.
Page 187 - ... nearer the end of the snout than the eye ; interorbital space as broad as the upper eyelid ; tympanum distinct, two-fifths the diameter of the eye.
Page 486 - Cleve, Report on the Phytoplankton collected on the expedition of HMS "Research" 1896. Fifteenth annual Report of the Fishery Board for Scotland, pag.
Page 188 - Head oviform ; snout a little longer than the distance between the eye and the ear-opening, which is...
Page ii - Leyden. 1767. The sylvan powers Obey our summons ; from their deepest dells The Dryads come, and throw their garlands wild And odorous branches at our feet ; the Nymphs That press with nimble step the mountain-thyme And purple heath-flower come not empty-handed, But scatter round ten thousand forms minute Of velvet moss or lichen, torn from rock Or rifted oak or cavern deep : the Naiads too Quit their loved native stream, from whose smooth...
Page 194 - Lower eyelid with an undivided transparent disk. Nostril pierced in the nasal ; no supranasal ; frontonasal...

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