The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine

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Entomologist's Monthly Magazine Limited, 1884
 

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Page 143 - She was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament; Her eyes as stars of Twilight fair; Like Twilight's, too, her dusky hair; But all things else about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful Dawn; A dancing Shape, an Image gay, To haunt, to startle, and way-lay.
Page 42 - HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF DISCOVERY ON THE MORE NORTHERN COASTS OF NORTH AMERICA.
Page 234 - To tell of thy loving-kindness early in the morning, and of thy truth in the night season ; 3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the lute ; upon a loud instrument, and upon the harp: 4 For thou, Lord, hast made me glad through thy works; and I will rejoice in giving praise for the operations of thy hands.
Page 33 - Posterior tibise clothed with dense long hairs above. Forewings with vein 1 furcate, upper fork partially obsolete, 2 from f of cell, 3 and 4 approximated at base, 7 and 8 stalked, 7 to costa, 11 from middle of cell.
Page 88 - ... returning each time after flying away about five or six yard-. . . . The flight ended that night about 8 pm, having been incessant for more than twelve hours. On the 27th they appeared again about noon, flying the same course, but in much reduced forces. Each day since I have seen a few, but very few. . . . The papers say they were observed in all southern and Central Sweden, and in many places in Denmark, and they 1 I mention a hen as foster-mother because the ducklings can have n > instinctive...
Page 277 - Notices of some new Species of Strepsipterous Insects from Albania, with further Observations on the Habits and Transformations of these Parasites," in which several unknown points in the economy of these insects are elucidated. Mr. Douglas read a continuation of his "Memoir on the Natural History of British Micro-Lepidoptera...
Page 274 - F.), and imagine that the phenomenon is by no means rare. These two butterflies are very common by the sides of streams and damp places on the Ankay plain in Madagascar. One morning, while sitting by the side of one of these streams, I noticed the Papilio, which is an insect measuring about four inches from tip to tip of its wings, resting on a wet bank ; and wishing to procure it as a specimen, I approached it as gently as possible, the creature being apparently so absorbed in what it was about...
Page 275 - After watching the butterfly for a time I seized it by the wings between my thumb and fingers with the greatest ease, so utterly lost did it appear to be to what was going on near it. In another spot I saw as many as sixteen of these large butterflies within the space of a square foot, all engaged in the same strange action.
Page 44 - NOTES ON NEW BRITISH COLEOPTERA SINCE 1871; WITH NOTICES OF DOUBTFUL SPECIES, AND OF OTHERS THAT REQUIRE TO BE OMITTED FROM THE BRITISH LIST.
Page 275 - ... to what was going on near it. In another spot, I saw as many as sixteen of these large butterflies within the space of a square foot, all engaged in the same strange action. Some of them emitted the liquid more frequently than others ; and one of them squirted the liquid so as to drop fully a quarter or a third of an inch beyond the point on the ground, perpendicular with the end of its body. It was at this spot that I saw the second species of butterflies alluded to also engaged in the same...

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