Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 7

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Thomas Lincoln Casey, Gilbert Van Ingen, Charles Lane Poor, Edmund Otis Hovey, Ralph Winfred Tower
New York Academy of Sciences., 1894 - Science
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Page 254 - An elegant species, 1-1^ m. high, with many stout stems from the same root, the sheaths at the hase red, and the pure white feathery looking heads 2-4 cm.
Page 45 - Thomas, and Britton, Nathaniel Lord. An enumeration of the plants collected by Thomas Morong in Paraguay, 1888-1890. By Thomas Morong and NL Britton, with the assistance of Anna M. Vail. 8°. pp. [238]. [New York, 1892]. (Contributions from the herbarium of Columbia college, no. 35.) , " Reprinted from the Annals of the New York academy ofecienceģ, vol. 7.
Page 457 - ... regarded them as one of the subgeneric groups of Euplectus, had it not been for the fact that the male sexual modifications at the apex of the venter were found to be of a completely different type. The large, rhomboidal, tumid and carinate seventh ventral in the male Euplectus is here replaced by the oval, flat, laterally enclosed pygidium so characteristic of Ramecia, Actium, and other more or less widely separated genera; this indicates a real divergence from Euplectus far more pronounced...
Page 457 - PTEROPLECTUS (Raffray, 1898) grandicornis (Schaufuss). 1879. Chile. (Euplectus). Genotype. THESIASTES (Casey, 1893) Casey had the following to say regarding his genus (pp. 457-8) : "In general organization the species of this genus resemble Euplectus, but have the body much more minute, the head smaller and especially shorter, the frontal truncature narrower, the eyes relatively larger and more prominent, the tempora shorter and the abdomen completely devoid of dorsal carinae, although deeply impressed...

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