Proceedings of the Davenport Academy of Natural Sciences, Volume 7

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Academy, 1899 - Natural history
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Page 187 - ... testaceous or plumbeotestaceous, much flecked with fuscous, especially above where it is almost wholly fuscous, the upper margin of the postocular stripe edged narrowly with testaceous; vertex tumid though elevated but little above the pronotum, the interspace between the eyes half as broad again (c?) or twice as broad (?) as the first antennal point; fastigium steeply declivent, strongly (c?) or scarcely (?) sulcate; frontal costa almost percurrent, subequal but faintly narrowing above, about...
Page 193 - ... or nearly twice as broad as (?) the basal joint of the antennae; fastigium steeply declivent, sulcate throughout, in the male deeply; frontal costa just failing to reach the clypeus, a little narrowed above the ocellus, but below fully as broad as the interspace between the eyes, shallowly sulcate at and just below the ocellus, biseriately punctate above; eyes moderate, not prominent, much longer than the infraocular portion of the genae; antennae testaceofuscous, becoming fuscous apically, a...
Page 73 - They are very active and though readily seen, are very difficult to capture, dodging around a limb whenever approached. They occur very commonly on hawthorn and crab apple trees, the larvae appearing in May. The earlier ones mature by the middle of June and the last early in July; the adults common the latter half of June and nearly through July.
Page 33 - Limestone." *US Geol. Surv., nth An. Kept., page 319. Iowa Geol. Surv., Vol. I., page 39. A STUDY OF A CENSUS OF THE PUEBLO OF COCHITI, NEW MEXICO. BY FREDERICK STARR. FOR some time it has seemed to the writer that the quickest and simplest method of getting at the fundamental facts in the social organization of any one of our Indian tribes would be the taking of a census of the whole population by houses, securing the clan of each person and his relationship to the other members in the household....
Page 188 - Head somewhat prominent, olivaceo-testaceous variably but generally considerably infuscated, above dark fuscous, separated by a testaceous stripe from the broad piceous postocular band; vertex gently tumid, feebly elevated above the pronotum, the interspace between the eyes half as broad again (male) or twice as broad (female) as the first antennal joint...
Page 235 - Survey have shown that the northward distribution of terrestrial animals and plants is governed by the sum of the positive temperatures for the entire season of growth and reproduction, and that the southward distribution is governed by the mean temperature of a brief period during the hottest part of the year.
Page 163 - Forks of the male furcula rounded symmetrically at tip, the inner margin scarcely more excised than the outer, so that the forks are straight and not oppositely hooked ; bands of hind femora scarcely perceptible elongatus Scudd.
Page 163 - Sides of the disk of the prozona with a distinct narrow yellow stripe, extending to the upper margin of the eyes ; passage of the disk of the pronotum into the lateral lobes more gradual than in the alter-nate category ; hind tibiae green ; antennae apically infuscated.
Page 265 - The ideas were presented in the form of aphorisms and were exceptionally clear cut, ending with the assertion that '' the degree of civilization to which any nation, city, or province has attained is best shown by the character of its public museums and the liberality with which they are maintained.
Page 179 - ... eyes of moderate size, a little prominent in the male, distinctly longer, especially in the male, than the infraocular portion of the genae ; antennae...

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