Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Volume 68

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Baptist Mission Press, 1900 - Asia
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Page 224 - ... summer or breeding-plumage. General colour bright yellow (brightest on head and dull and impure on rump), with the following exceptions; — lores, round the eye below, and ear-coverts, dark brown ; a dull-black patch on each side of the breast before the shoulder ; nape and hind neck, dull blackish brown ; upper back, wings, and tail blackish brown, each feather edged, entirely or externally, with light brown, on the uppermost part of the back with yellow ; under wing-coverts dirty white. Iris...
Page 132 - I, fig. 1. Rostrum deeply bifid. Linea anomurica distinct. Four large spines on the anterior border of the carapace — two close together at the base of the rostrum, one at either orbital angle. Lateral borders of dorsum of carapace well defined, spinulate; the ridge on the side-wall of the carapace that defines the branchial regions anteriorly is also spinulate. A row of spines on the hepatic region, the largest of which is on the lateral border of the carapace and has a spine dorsad of it. Gastric...
Page 101 - The autonnee lie in the inner hiatus of the orbit ; their basal segment is but slightly enlarged, not filling the hiatus at the inner angle of the orbit nor attaining to the front, subcylindrical, unarmed, imperfectly fused with the carapace ; the second segment is longer and slenderer than the first, the third segment about equal to the second in length, but slenderer ; all these segments are furnished with long and coarse setee ; the whole antenna is less than one-half as long as the carapace.
Page 124 - Carapace decidedly macrurons in form," its greatest breadth being behind : the linea anomurica very conspicuous and well inside the lateral border. Rostrum a simple cylindrical spine of large size, flanked on either side by a single spine of equal or greater size. 2nd joint of antenna-peduncle not produced or specially acute at the antero-external angle. Palate everywhere well demarcated from the epistome. The last pair of legs not reaching beyond the end of the merus of the preceding pair.
Page 225 - P. atrigulu showing an admixture of yellow with the buff of the breast, some of them procured by myself in Calcutta alive and kept so for a time to see if they would develop more of the yellow colouring — which they did not.
Page 123 - Carapace deep, longer than broad, quadrilateral or urn-shaped, with deep vertical sidea, the gastric region well demarcated and occupying the anterior half of the carapace, the linea anomurica distinct and dorsal. Front narrow, forming a rostrum, which is either entire or bifid at tip and has a spine, often of large size, on either side of its base. The orbits are quite incomplete and do not even conceal the eyestalks, and the eyes, which project far outside them, are retractile against the sides...
Page 102 - Faxon, which was dredged by the " Albatross " off Panama and the Pacific coast of Mexico, at depths of 546-695 fathoms. It differs from that species in the following particulars : — The carapace is more granular, and its lobules are capped by blunt conical spinules, not smooth tubercles ; and its posterior border is finely and irregularly beaded, not dentate. The front is deeply cut into 3 spines...
Page 128 - ... a few articulating spinules at the far end of the posterior border of the propodite, and a comb of articulating spines along the posterior border of the dactylus, the last joint being but half the length of the last but one. The dorsal fourth pair of legs are far slenderer than the others and do not reach the end of the...

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