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The Entomologists Monthly Magazine Volume 7 Anonymous

The Entomologists Monthly Magazine Volume 7

Anonymous

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230275062
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140 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... Deilephila livornica inMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... Deilephila livornica in Gloucestershire.--I sent a notice last year of livornica having been taken at Risington, in Gloucestershire--at least the remains were brought to me. On the 27th May, in this year, a perfect insect was taken one mile from this village, four miles from the place of the former capture. When it reached me it was much nabbed from being carried in the hand, but a strong large insect.--E. Hallett Todd, Aldsworth, Gloucestershire, June, 1870 Deilephila livornica near Kilkenny.--I beg to inform you of the capture, in the beginning of this month, of a fine specimen of Deilephila livornica in a green-honse near the town of Kilkenny, Ireland. As I have not met with the insect before in Ireland, I thought this information might be interesting. I have the specimen in my collection.--Ernest Bristow, Knockbridge Rectory, Belfast, 24, th June, 1870. Deilephila galii at Exeter.--A beautiful larva was brought me last night by a labourer, who said he found it in a mangold-wurtzel field in thia neighbourhood- I gave it Galium saxatile, vine leaves, and Fuchsia, and it immediately attacked the last with great avidity.--J. Hellins, Exeter, 12th July, 1870. Dianthcecia irregularis (ccesii) bred in England.--It may interest your readers to know that the Rev. A. H. Wratislaw, of Bury St. Edmnnds, has bred two specimens of D. irregularis from larvae collected last year on Silene otites (Spanish Catchfly). Mr. Wratislaw has therefore the credit not only of rc-diseovering the insect, but of determining the food of the larvae in this country. I may add, that Mr. T. Brown, of Cambridge, has also bred one specimen.--E. N. Bloomfield, Guestling Rectory, July 16th, 1870. Hepialus velleda near Maidenhead.--About half-past eight in the evening of..