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Sarracenia, 184
Savallo river, 35
Savannahs, 46, 51
Scale insects, 222, 225
Scarlet-runners, 70
Schomburgk, 53
Sclater, Dr.,

on the species of Crax,
121
Scorpions, 22, 174
Season, dry, 2 ; wet, 1
San Sebastian, 50
Seemann, Mr., 374, 375
Segovia, townships of, 254
Selection, artificial and natural,

difference between, 207
Self-government of the small In-

dian towns, 282
Seripiqui river, 15
Sharks, 3
Sharp, Dr. D., on water-beetles, 332
Shells, 331 ; of the Caribbean pro-

vince, 264 ; of the Panamic pro-
vince, 264
Silkworms, 183
Silver, 88

mine, 258
Simpson, Dr. J. H., 76
Siphonia elastica, 33
Sisitote, 50, 328
Sisitotis, 159
Skunk, the, 174, 249, 320
Slavery, 64
Snakes, 159
Social flocks of birds, 122

trees, 237
Soldiers, Nicaraguan, 63
Sodium used in amalgamation, 93,

94

action of, on mercury, 94
Solenopsis, sp., 181, 226
Sontuli, 288
Sorby, Mr. H. C., on microscopical

cavities in quartz, 97
Souffrière, the, 351
Spaniards, invasion of Nicaragua
by, 359 ; cruelties practised by,

361
Spermophila oblivacea, 29
Spiders, 8, 17, 19, 110, 174, 314,

315, 317
Spider-monkeys, 117, 118, 341

Spigen luteicormis (Walk.), 319
Spiny plants and trees, 46
Spiranthes autumnalis, fertilisation

of by humble bee, 132
Spoons, horn, for testing ores, 89
Spruce, Mr. R., on migrations of

butterflies, 153
Squiers, Mr., 362; on the Lenca

Indians, 155
Squatters, 13
Stamps, 93
Staphylinido, 81
Statues, 165 ; mutilation of, 167 ;

stories of, on banks of the Rio

Mico, 53
Steamboats on San Juan, 41
Steamers, river, 42
Still, native, 233
Stone axes, 154

- hatchet, 41

implements, 32, 41

maize-grinders, 165, 293
Storekeepers, Nicaraguan, 62
Stove, Indian, 244
Strabo, 367
Sugantia, 140
Sugar, 4, 56, 328, 342, 386

cane, 56, 67

plantations, 56
Sugarloaf hills, 179
Suiti, 40
Sulphate of silver, 89
Sulphide of copper, 89

iron, 89
Sun-dews, 184
Superheated steam in rock, 98
Swallows, 159
Sweet potatoes, 70
Swordsmen, 293
Swietonia mahogani, 34

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Tylor, Mr. Alfred, on the reduction
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of the level of the sea, 266
herus caca 1:6

Tyler, E. B., on the Conrade, 368,
Therapes in a large island out- 39; his early history of man-
sode of Burige, Asia, and Africa kind, 360, 368, 369, on whirl-

winds in Mexico, 302
hamisas ::
Thunderbolts 154
Tagreni of Pantas, 36, 369

L'BALDO, San, 45, 374
1ks 99

Ulleres, 33, 37, 39, 41

Tui, 33
Tiger-bexties 12, 130, 999

Tinio, 331
andsis 6783

Trania lelus, 153
Thandra matade, 227, 259 Георія, 29
Timetes, les
Trentes cheron, 152
Tunamsa, 121

FAQPTEROS, 189, 191
Tiste, 94, 95

Valleys 85; denudation of, 86;
Txiy, the, 291

excavation of, 85
te swiars Fahr.), 60, 181 Value of the ore at Santo Domingo,
Tana 161

88
Tareas, so8

Vanilla planifolia, 57, 70
the cultivators of maize, 55 Vegassima, La, 4, 239
Tomatoes, 70

Velasquez, Don Francisco, 78
Toegue of humming-bird, 113 Tertebrata, 28
Woodpecker, 114

Viduss, 123
Tortillas, 56

Vieni per aca, 290
Totagalpa, 253, 278

Vincent, St., volcano in, 350 ;
Toucans, 6, 92, 85, 122, 124

Canon Kingsley's account of,
henk of, 197

350-355
Trachyte, 299

Virgin Islands, carved rocks of, 53
Trade of Greytown, 4

Volcanoes : Caraccas, 351 ; Cosa.
winds, 5

guina, 350 ; Masaya, 347, 355 ;
Transported boulders, 262

San Miguel, 350, St. Vincent,
Trap-rocks, 96

350
Trappean dykes, 96, 98

Fultures, 200
Tree-cactus, 237
Tree-ferns, 15
Trend of ranges of San Domingo, 86 WALLACE, A. R, on Angrecum
Trogons, 20, 22, 50, 122, 123, 162 sesquipedale, 133; on brightly.
Trogon atricollis, 122

coloured caterpillars, 320; on
caligatus, 122

the faunas of the Malay archi-
elegans, 162

pelago, 268
females, dull-coloured, 122 War, not always a curse, 171
melanocephalus (Gould), 50 Wari, 30, 35
resplendens, 247

Wasps, 7, 22, 157, 313
Trumpet tree, 222

attending leaf-hoppers, 228;
Tschudi, on indigenous dogs of hunting for spiders, 133; kill.
tropical America, 206

ing caterpillars, 135; nests of,
Tufas, volcanic, 346

290; taking note of place to
which they wish to return, 135

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