List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, Volumes 27-28

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order of the trustees, 1863 - Lepidoptera
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Page 341 - Length of the body 3 lines ; of the wings 6 lines. a. St. Martin's Falls, Albany River, Hudson's Bay. Presented by G. Barnston, Esq.
Page 287 - Hemiptera known to exist in the collections of European and American Entomologists. The letters a, b, c, &c., after the species, denote the specimens now contained in the British Museum, followed by the habitat and the mode in which each of them was obtained ; and the absence of these letters indicates the species which are desiderata, and therefore desirable to be procured for the collection. JE GRAY.
Page 303 - ... oblique. Length of the body 3 lines ; of the wings 8 lines. a. Moreton Bay. From Mr. Diggles
Page 287 - PREFACE. THE object of the present Catalogue is to give a complete List of all the genera and species of Hemiptera Heteroptera known to exist in the collections of European and American Entomologists.
Page 302 - Body bluish purple. 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 545 - Hind wings a little paler than the fore wings. Length of the body 3 lines; of the wings 8 lines.
Page 290 - Length of the body, 7 lines; of the wings, 14 lines. "a. St. Martin's Falls, Albany River, Hudson's Bay. Presented by Dr. Barnston.
Page 423 - 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...
Page 296 - Palpi luteous, porrect, compressed, slightly curved, with a short fringe on the under side, longer than the breadth of the head; third joint lanceolate, about half the length of the second.
Page 459 - Wings long, greyish ; veins black ; prsebrachial vein forming an angle which emits a fork ; haltères whitish. Length of the body 3 lines ; of the wings 8 lines.

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