The Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, Volume 50

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The Society, 1903 - Insects
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Page xlviii - The affairs of the Society shall be conducted by a Council, consisting of the President, two or more Vice-Presidents, Honorary Treasurer, Secretary, and not more than twenty-one elected Members of the Society.
Page 330 - Heliconidae in the woods persecuted by birds or dragon flies, to which they would have been an easy prey ; nor, when at rest on leaves, did they appear to be molested by lizards or the predaceous flies of the family Asilidae, which were very often seen pouncing on butterflies of other families.
Page xxxiv - Lycaena corydon taken near Folkestone and Dover in August last, including four males of the last-named species, with the black band on the edge of the forewings much deeper than usual ; also twelve dwarf male specimens of this species, four dwarf females and many other aberrant forms. Mr. Goss said this dwarf form of L.
Page 329 - Belt, that certain species of spiders, together with Mantides and other predaceous insects, will be found to be among the chief, perhaps the chief, non-parasitic enemies of aposematic insects.
Page lv - Where no counsel is, the people fall : but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
Page xlix - ... motion to be submitted to such Meeting which involves a substantive proposition and is not of the nature of an amendment shall be stated at length in such notice.
Page xxi - Aglais urlicae taken at sallow on March 28, having a large portion of the hind wings cut off so that when folded they were symmetrical in outline. From their appearance he concluded they had been bitten off by some animal, probably during hibernation.— Dr. TA Chapman called attention to the remarkable bilateral asymmetry in the male appendages of the Hemarid Sphinx, Ceplionodus hylas, Linn.
Page 6 - M. australis, but it may be at once distinguished from that species by the shape of the median fascia and the absence of an oblique scutellar stripe.
Page lxx - ... as the patterns of scales, the details of sculpture on chitin or shells, differences in number of hairs or spines, differences between the sexual prehensile organs and so forth. These differences are often complex and are strikingly constant, but their utility is in almost every case problematical. For example, many suggestions have been made as to the benefits which edible moths may derive from their protective coloration, and as to the reasons why unpalatable butterflies in general are brightly...
Page 272 - Notes on some cases of Seasonal Dimorphism in Butterflies, with an account of Experiments by Mr. GUY AK MARSHALL, FZS By Dr.

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