List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum: Lepidoptera Heterocera (Google eBook)

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order of the trustees, 1854 - Lepidoptera
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Page 487 - Male. Body rather slender, nearly linear, moderately long. Palpi hairy, much shorter than the head ; third joint conical, not more than one-fourth of the length of the second. Antennae moderately pectinated. Abdomen elongate-fusiform, extending for onefourth of its .length beyond the hind wings, forcipated at the tip. Legs rather slender; hind tibiae with four long spurs. Wings rather long and narrow. Fore wings hardly convex in front, slightly angular behind ; first and second inferior...
Page 549 - Icon. Reg. An. Ins. pi. 88, f. 6, p. 519. C. laeta Walker, 537. Grayish-black. Tongue testaceous. Abdomen red, with a black stripe which is broader beneath than above. Fore wings red along the costa. Hind wings red, with a broad grayish-black border. Length of the body 3 lines ; of wings 9 lines. N. America ? CISTHRENE WALKER.
Page 480 - Head, fore part of the thorax, tip of the abdomen and fore coxae crimson. Palpi shorter than the head ; third joint conical, less than one-fourth of the length of the second. Antenna wanting. Abdomen extending for one-third of its length beyond the hind wings. Legs purplish-black, moderately stout. Wings black, tinged with green and purple, rather long and narrow ; first and second inferior veins of the fore wings near together at the base ; third full twice further from...
Page 568 - ... angle which is attenuated and acute ; hind border straight ; a pale luteous marginal band extending from Jths of the length of the costa nearly to the middle of the hind border. Length of the body 4 lines ; of the wings 18 lines. Malacca.
Page 155 - ... base and with eight limpid spots; two near the base ; two in the disk, and four forming a short band nearer the tip. Hind wings with three limpid spots; two near the base, and one beyond the middle. Abdomen with two rows of white spots along each side, and with a few red hairs at the tip. Fore femora clothed with red hairs. Length of the body 9 lines; of the wings 24 lines. Mexico. 2.
Page 468 - ... Female. Body moderately stout, not long. Palpi stout, porrect, pubescent, as long as the head ; third joint slender, acuminated, not half the length of the second. Antennae setaceous, slightly setose, rather stout, hardly or not more than half the length of the body. Abdomen not extending so far as the hind wings. Legs rather slender ; hind tibiae with four long spurs. Wings rather broad, not long. Primaries very slightly convex in front, slightly angular at the tips, oblique along the apical...
Page 537 - Abdomen pale ferruginous, with a row of dorsal black dots. Hind wings pale ferruginous, with a blackish dot in the disk, and two or three blackish spots along the border. Length of the body 3J— 4 lines ; of the wings 10—11 lines.
Page 225 - Body cylindrical, slender. % Palpi very hairy at the base, moderately long; third joint small, conical at the tip, not more than one-fourth of the length of the second. Antennae rather deeply plumose. Wings long and narrow, mostly opaque ; discal areolet-veinlet forming a right angle; discal fold distinct along the whole length. Abdomen long, linear; appendages small. Legs moderately long; fore tibiae furrowed beneath; middle and apical spurs of the hind tibiae rather...
Page 261 - Legs purplish blue ; median and apical spurs of the hind tibiae rather long. Length of the body 5 lines ; of the wings 12 lines.
Page 509 - ... very little longer than the middle areolets, several of which are forked ; costal veinlets and exterior veinlets numerous, the former oblique and parallel. 109. FICAKASA PALLIDA, ns, mas.

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