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The Zoological Miscellany: To Be Continued Occasionally (Classic Reprint)
John Edward Gray
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abdomen affinis albis anal fin antennis base bidentatis bill and feet bill black bill to gape black brown blackish body British Museum broad carpus caudal fin cells central Cetonia chest chin claws clypeo Coccinella colour compressed conical convex Corn Crake cyaneis Description dorsal fin elytris elytrisque Eumolpus Expansio alarum eyes fasciis flava flavis forehead front edge Galleruca genus groove Hardwicke Hardwickii head hinder inches India Inhab inner lanceolate lateral line Length lobe Long longitudinal maculatis maculis margin marginatis middle toe mouth neck Nepalensis Niger Nigra nostrils notatis obscure operculum outer lip ovate Paguma pale brown pectoral fin pedibus pedibusque nigris Pisidia Popillia Porcellana posticis Praecedenti punctatis punctis quatuor quills rounded rubris rump Shell short side slightly smooth species spine spotted striatis strigis subtus Supra tota tail feathers tarsus teeth testaceis thorace nigro thorace rubro tribus tubercles upper Violacea viridis whorl wing coverts yellow Zool
Page 33 - ... species of Freshwater Fish brought from New Zealand and presented to the British Museum by Dr. Dieffenbach.—Zool Misc. 1842, p. 73. 232. Description of a new genus (Micropus) of Percoid Fish discovered by Mr. Samuel Stutchbury in the Pacific Sea, and now in the British Museum. — Zool. Misc. 233. Description of three new species of Fish from the Sandwich Islands, in the British Museum Zool. Misc. p. 33. 234. Description of twelve new genera of Fish discovered by General Hardwicke in India,...
Page 4 - Giinther, 1868. Amanses Gray, II, 98, 1833; type AMANSES HYSTRIX Gray (MONACANTHUS SCOPAS Cuvier). Acarana Gray, II, 98, 1833 ; type OSTRACION AURITUS Shaw. Also in Annals Nat. Hist., I, 11o, 1838. Girella Gray, II, 98, 1833; type GIRELLA PUNCTATA Gray. CL. GRAY, Description of three new species of fish including two undescribed genera discovered by John Reeves in China: Zoological Miscellany, 1831. Leucosoma Gray, 4; type LEUCOSOMA REEVESI Gray (ALBULA CHINENs1s Osbeck). Monotypic. A synonym of...
Page 7 - Body orbicular ; ventral fins large, produced nearly square ; tail very short, end compressed, finned ; dorsal fin, none ; most nearly allied to Torpedo, but differs in having no dorsal fin, in which character it is most nearly allied to Narke of Caup ; a genus not noticed by Cuvier, which has only one dorsal fin while Torpedo has two.
Page 8 - Anacanthus barbatus, Illust. Ind. Zool. Pise, t. 1. f. 2. Brown, rather paler beneath ; under part of the jaws, body and ventral pouch whitish, marbled with black lines ; anal fin produced a little beyond the dorsal fin ; tail nearly half as long as the body...
Page 49 - Annals of Phil. 1824, VIII. p. 119. 242. Description of a new species of Bombyx (B. Wallichii) from Nepaul, discovered by Dr. Wallich, in the Collection of Major General Hardwicke. — Zool. Misc. p. 39. 243. Description of a new genus (Ptilocems) of Hemiptcrous Insects discovered by General Hardwicke in India.
Page 11 - If. ochra'cea ROTHS. CC. Body, red foxy; lores blackish; wings and tail olive brown; wing coverts, quills and tail red-edged; inner edge of quills and under wing coverts white; bill short, triangular, conic; tip straight, acute, whitish; feet brown; tarsus nine lines (Grey's description). Gould says "that the whole of the plumage is rich rusty red deepening into brownish red on the back Length 4 inches, bill ^V?
Page 8 - Brown, rather paler beneath ; under part of the jaws, body and ventral pouch whitish, marbled with black lines ; anal fin produced a little beyond the dorsal fin ; tail nearly half as long as the body, D. 46. V. 11. A. 60.
Page 3 - Description of three undescribed species of Birds discovered and drawn by John Crawfurd, Esq. at Siam.
Page 3 - Head; upper part of neck, back, epigasirium, and tail coal-black ; lower part of neck, chest, belly, and rump bright golden yellow, paler on the back of the neck ; bill yellow ; wings and fcet wanting.
Page 14 - ... Animals (Annelides) discovered by General Hardwicke in India. — Zool. Misc. p. 5. 250. On the genus Spiroglyphus of Daudin. — Zool. Misc. p. 16. 251. Description of the species of Cray Fish (Astacus), and some new ones from Australia and New Zealand Eyre's Journ. Exp. Cent. Aust I. p. 407. 252. Description of the species of Porcellana in the Collection of the British Museum. — Zool. Misc. p. 15. 253. Description of a new genus ( Gomeza) and some undescribed species of Crustacea. — Zool....