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The insect fossil fauna is represented by twentythree species.
Of the nine families of the Coleoptera the list contains :
Of the Orthoptera, Blatta hyperborea is the sole representative.
Of the Hymenoptera there are two species.
Of the Marine fauna in the Miocene period we have :
1. Terebratula grandis.
Of the Bryozoa, a new species, Lunulites, has been added to the list of this interesting and little underThe list of existing plants found in Spitzbergen at present is a short one: amongst them will be found:
Of the Birds seen we observed specimens of
There are no Coleoptera in Spitzbergen, while twentyone specimens are recorded as found in Greenland.
Of Hymenoptera there are thirteen, and only three have been noticed in Greenland. Then in the latter country, Lepidoptera are abundant, twenty-six being described, while but one specimen has as yet rewarded the student whose investigations have led him to the far north. Of the Diptera, however, there are fortynine in Spitzbergen, and further west only twenty-six. And no Hemiptera as against four Greenland species.
BRADBURY, AGNEW, & co., PRINTERS, WHITEFRIARS.