The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, Volume 36

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Entomologist's Monthly Magazine Limited, 1900 - Entomology
 

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Page 96 - NATURE: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science. NATURE contains Original Articles on all subjects coming within the domain of Science, contributed by the most eminent Scientists, belonging to all parts of the world. Reviews, setting forth the nature and value of recent Scientific works, are written for NATURE by men who are acknowledged masters in their particular departments.
Page 189 - General principles; insecticides; apparatus; special cases (borers, etc.); photography of insects and their work; methods of drawing for illustrations; field work on insects; insect legislation. "Systematic entomology: History of entomology, including classifications and the principles of classification; laws governing nomenclature; literature, how to find and use it; indexing literature; number of insects in collections and in existence (estimated) ; lives of prominent entomologists; methods of...
Page 196 - Mr. DG Stead exhibited specimens of Hawkesbury sandstone (l) From the sea-shore between tide marks showing the tunnelling of Marine Isopods (Sphacroma) with the living animals in situ ; and (2) from the hill-tops overlooking Port Jackson, offering examples of the borings which so often attract notice and the production of which has been attributed to Hymenoptera, and also to the Termites. Since last meeting Mr. Stead reported that he had investigated the matter and that, after breaking up a quantity...
Page 120 - The original article by EN Bloomfield is as follows "Last Autumn I received from a friend, a cripple specimen of Catabomba pyrastri, L. which he had bred from a pupa of Plusia iota; and this summer he sent me from Southwold, several larvae (most probably Plusia gamma), asking if I could tell him what they were. Two or three at once spun up, and became pupae, and to my surprise in about a fortnight two specimens of C. pyrastri were disclosed; the empty pupae cases giving indubitable proofs that they...
Page 48 - TO SELL BY AUCTION, at his Great Rooms, 38 King Street, Covent Garden, On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 27th and 28th, the well-known COLLECTION OF BRITISH LEPIDOPTERA Formed by the late SAMUEL STEVENS, Esq., and the result of over 60 years...
Page 20 - Cleoiuis sulciroslris, taken on red sandy soil at Barr's Hill, near Oxford. These examples, he pointed out, were of a reddish tint, harmonising with the colour of the soil on which they were found, and in marked contrast to that of normal grey specimens, some of which, taken at Deal and Reading, he showed for comparison. — The President exhibited specimens of Chersodromia liirta, which were found under sea-weed at Brora in August 1899.— Mr.
Page 20 - Idolum diabolicum," recently published in the ' Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society " (vol. x., part iii.). He exhibited the plate, drawn after nature by Mr. Muir, which illustrates the paper, pointing out that no drawing of this kind, showing a Mantid, in its natural colours simulating the petals of a flower, had hitherto been published. He also exhibited species of Mantodea of various genera, to show the different modifications by means of which insects of this group are made to...
Page 195 - Xyplridria came/m, taken in Scotland this year at Nethy Bridge. The species is mentioned in the old books as extinct in the United Kingdom, and Mr. Waterhouse said there were no modern specimens in the South Kensington Museum collection. (2) Rare diptera from Scotland, including (a) Laphria flava, two males from Nethy Bridge...
Page 20 - President in the Chair. Mr. Francis Gayner, of 20, Queen Square, WC, and Mr. FB Jennings, of 152, Silver Street, Upper Edmonton, N., were elected Fellows of the Society. Mr. JJ Walker exhibited a specimen of Colias marnoana, Rogenh., taken, with other examples, by Lieut. Constable, RN, at Massowah, on the Red Sea ; he considered this form to be only a dwarfed race of C. Hyale, Linn., and for comparison with it he showed specimens of the var. nilgherriensis, Feld., from Central India, and of the var....
Page 48 - Species of well-named LEPIDOPTERA, set or in papers, from all parts of the world, in fiuest condition; 1250 kinds of PREPARED LARVAE ; numerous LIVING PUP^E, &c.

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