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Illustrations of British Entomology, or a Synopsis of Indigenous Insects Volume 5; Containing Their Generic and Specific Distinctions, with an Account of Their Metamorphoses, Times of Appearance, Localities, Food, and Economy, as Far as Practicable. Embell (Paperback) Loot Price: R521
Discovery Miles 5 210
Illustrations of British Entomology, or a Synopsis of Indigenous Insects Volume 5; Containing Their Generic and Specific...

Illustrations of British Entomology, or a Synopsis of Indigenous Insects Volume 5; Containing Their Generic and Specific Distinctions, with an Account of Their Metamorphoses, Times of Appearance, Localities, Food, and Economy, as Far as Practicable. Embell (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. 1832 Excerpt: ...first and last are most distant;-in the middle of the lateral margins are four other punctures, placed obliquely: elytra pitchy, rather glossy, pubescent: abdomen with the apex of the segments beneath reddish: legsfuscous, with the femora fuivescent: antenna; fuscous, with the basal joint paler. Taken but rarely near London: it has occurred in the county of Norfolk and Suffolk; also, I believe, in Devonshire. Sp. 32. suturalis. Nigro-piceus, antennis, pedibus, elytrorum margine suturaque ferrugineis. (Long. corp. 2J lin.) St. suturalis. Marsham.--Qu. suturalis. Steph. Catal. 278. No. 2943. Pitchy-A/ocA:: head subcordate, rather narrower than the thorax, smooth, shining, with several punctures on the hinder angle, and two on each side between the eyes: thorax smooth, polished, with a double row of, five punctures, and two others on each side: elytra slightly pubescent, very thickly punctured, piceous, with the suture and lateral margin ferruginous: abdomen with the margins of the segments reddish: legs ferruginous: antenna; subfiliform, ferruginous. Rather scarce within the metropolitan district, but moTe abundant in Norfolk and Suffolk. "Not uncommon near Swansea."--L. W. Dittwyn, Esq. "Cramond.11--Rev. W. Little. Sp. 33. unicolor. Ater, nitidus, capite, Ihoraceque politis, thorace punctis duplici serie. (Long. corp. 2J lin.) St. unicolor. Kirby MSS.--iiu. unicolor. Steph. Catal. 278. No. 2928. Black, rather shining: head subcordate, about half as wide as the thorax, extremely glossy, smooth, with about three impressions on the posterior angle, and two on each side between the eyes: thorax smooth, also very glossy, with ten discoidal impressions, disposed in two lines, and some others scattered on the lateral margin: elytra rather obscure, pu...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: James Francis Stephens
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 184
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-14004-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-14004-0
Barcode: 9781130140040

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