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A Revision of the American Moths of the Family Gelechiidae; With Descriptions of the New Species (Paperback) Loot Price: R468
Discovery Miles 4 680
A Revision of the American Moths of the Family Gelechiidae; With Descriptions of the New Species (Paperback): August Busck

A Revision of the American Moths of the Family Gelechiidae; With Descriptions of the New Species (Paperback)

August Busck

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903. Excerpt: ... NEODACTYLOTA SNELLENELLA Walsingham. Dadylolii mellenella Walsinuham, Ins. Life, I, 1888, p. 83.--Riley, Smith's List Lep. Bor. Am., No. 5210, 1891. IHdactylota imellenella Vvauhngham, Prw. Zool. Soc. Ixmd., 1891, p. 522; 1897, p. 523.--Bitsck, Proe. V. S. Nat. Mus., XXIII, 1900, p. 228, pl. i, fig. 4. Nrailactiiloln-xiullenefat Bitxck, Dyar's List Amer. Lep., No. 5643, 1903. One male cotype received from Lord Walsingham is in the National Museum, from which Plate XXX, fig. 21 is drawn. In a letter of October, 1900, Lord Walsingham has kindly criticised my delineation of this species,1 calling my attention to the faint traces of veins 4 and 5, which are still more noticeable in the following species Plate XXX, fig. 23, and later he sent me the sketch of the female hindwing, which is reproduced in Plate XXX, fig. 22. I have met with no other specimen of this species, which was described from Arizona. NEODACTYLOTA BARBERELLA, new species. Neodartylotn barherella Busck, Dyar'p List Amer. Lep., No. 5644, 1903. Antenna four-fifths as long as forewings, dark purple, nearly black, with a white longitudinal scale on each joint, forming an interrupted silvery white line from base to tip. Labial palpi long, slender, recurved; second joint thickened somewhat with smooth appressed scales, purplish black, motled with silvery white scales; terminal joint long, thin, acutely pointed, black, sprinkled with sparse white scales. Tongue robust, covered with scant silvery scales. Face, head, and thorax dark purplish brown. Forewings narrow, pointed; basal two-thirds dark purplish brown overlaid with evenly mixed black, red, and whitish scales. At apical third is a transverse, somewhat irregular and not very clearly defined narrow white fascia, outside of which the wing is l...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: August Busck
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 74
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-91510-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-91510-2
Barcode: 9781150915109

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