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Página 271 - STEPHENS. -A MANUAL OF BRITISH COLEOPTERA, or, BEETLES: containing a Description of all the Species of Beetles hitherto ascertained to inhabit Great Britain and Ireland, &c. With a Complete Index of the Genera. By JF STEPHENS, FLS Author of
Página 269 - Life-size Figures from Nature of each Species, and of the more striking Varieties ; also full descriptions of both the Perfect Insect and the Caterpillar, together with Dates of Appearance and Localities where found.
Página 273 - Insects at Home; a Popular Account of British Insects, their Structure, Habits, and Transformations. By the Rev. JG WOOD, MAFLS With upwards of 700 Illustrations engraved On Wood.
Página 272 - INTRODUCTION to THE MODERN CLASSIFICATION OF INSECTS ; comprising an Account of the Habits and Transformations of the different Families ; a Synopsis of all the British, and a Notice of the more remarkable Foreign Genera. By JO WESTWOOD, Sec. Ent. Soc. London, FLS &c. (2 vols.) Vol.
Página 264 - DRURY'S ILLUSTRATIONS of FOREIGN ENTOMOLOGY. Containing, in 150 beautifully Coloured Plates, upwards of 600 Exotic Insects of the East and West Indies, China, New Holland, North and South America, Germany, &c. With important Additions and Scientific Indexes, by JO WESTWOOD, FLS Three Vols., 410, half-morocco extra, £5 5$.
Página 266 - FLS, &c.. in 1 vol. sm. folio, with 44 plates. containing above 400 figures of Moths, Butterflies, Caterpillars, &c., and the Plants on which they feed; exquisitely coloured after the original drawings, half-bound moroeco, 4/.
Página 158 - Should two or more triungulins enter the same egg-pod, a deadly conflict sooner or later ensues until one alone remains the victorious possessor. By the time the contents of an egg are consumed, the body of the parasite has perceptibly increased so that the white sutures between the segmental plates show conspicuously, especially as there is a tendency on the part of the animal to curve its body, and bring the sutures more into relief. A second egg is attacked and more or less completely exhausted...
Página 4 - Dr. William Hunter, in the last century, told my father that during many years every woman in a large London Lying-in Hospital was asked before her confinement whether anything had specially affected her mind, and the answer was written down ; and it so happened that in no one instance could a coincidence be detected between the woman's answer and any 1i Devay, ' Manages Consanguins,' 32 Miiller has Conclusively argued pp.
Página 234 - You have walked through a quarter of a mile of animals, more or less well stuffed, with their long names written out underneath them; and, unless your experience is very different from that of most people, the upshot of it all is that you leave that splendid pile with sore feet, a bad headache, and a general idea that the animal kingdom is a