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Illustrations of British Entomology, or a Synopsis of Indigenous Insects Volume 2; V. 4; Containing Their Generic and Specific Distinctions Embellished with Coloured Figures of the Rarer and More Interesting Species. Mandibulata 4 (Paperback) Loot Price: R601
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Illustrations of British Entomology, or a Synopsis of Indigenous Insects Volume 2; V. 4; Containing Their Generic and Specific...

Illustrations of British Entomology, or a Synopsis of Indigenous Insects Volume 2; V. 4; Containing Their Generic and Specific Distinctions Embellished with Coloured Figures of the Rarer and More Interesting Species. Mandibulata 4 (Paperback)

James Francis Stephens

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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. 1831 Excerpt: ...the apex considerably thickened: head oblong, subcylindric, not narrowed posteriorly, inserted in the thorax without a distinct neck: scutellum large: elutra subquadrate, above convex, the apex slightly gaping; tip of abdomen exposed: legs long: femora clavate, unarmed: tibia; denticulated within, the apex with a double hook. Exclusively of the 11-jointed antennse, Attelabus differs from Apoderus by its oblong, subcylindric head, which is not inserted into the thorax by a constricted neck; the thorax is large, subquadrate, the rostrum considerably incrassated at the apex, and the body of a more globose form, &c. Sp. 1. curculionoides. Niger, glaber, thorace, elutris, abdomineque supra rufis, elutris subtilissime punctato-striatis. (Long. corp. l--3 lin.) At. curculionoides. Linne.--Don. v. pi. 149. Steph. Catal. 191. No. 1983. Black, glabrous: head slightly rugose between the eyes: thorax glossy, extremely delicately punctured, light rufo-testaceous: elytra also rufo-testaceous, shining, with the lateral margins somewhat fuscescent, finely punctate-striate, with the interstices remotely punctured. The abdomen, some of the basal joints of the antenna, and the anterior femora, are oceasionally somewhat piceous or dull reddish. Found abundantly on oak and hazel throughout the metropolitan district, and not uncommon in other parts. " Baron-wood."--T. C. Heysham, Esq. " Epping."--Mr. Doubleday. Genus CCCL.--Apoderus, Olivier. Antenna; not geniculated, 12-jointed, robust, inserted in the middle of the rostrum; the basal joint thickened, obconic: the second short, nodose; six following obconic, a little increasing in width; the remainder united and forming a cylindric-oval, quadriarticulate club, of which the terminal joint is minute and acu...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: James Francis Stephens
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 174
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-28703-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-28703-7
Barcode: 9781236287038

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