The Canadian Entomologist, 9–10. köide

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Entomological Society of Canada, 1877

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Page 187 - Canada, reported at the meeting of the Entomological Club of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at...
Page 212 - ... to compensate for their paucity in number. Your Council entertain the hope that at no distant day our membership 'will be augmented by the addition of at least a few more students of our useful and interesting branch of natural history. Twelve meetings were held during the year, at which the following papers were read and presented to the Society : GJ Bowles — " List of Eggs and Larvae Described in the Seven Volumes of the CANADIAN ENTOMOLOGIST.
Page 67 - Under surface much paler, color dull pale pinkish green, the pink color predominating from 5th to terminal segments inclusive, and with a number of very minute raised yellowish dots placed chiefly along the sides. Feet black ; pro-legs pink, with a patch of black on the outside of each.
Page 181 - ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO. The seventh annual meeting of the Entomological Society of Ontario was held in London, at the rooms of the Society, on Wednesday evening, September 26th, The President, W. Saunders, in the chair. A considerable number of members from various parts of the Province were present; also a fair representation of those resident in the city. After calling the meeting to order, the President expressed his regret that the Society had during the year lost...
Page 179 - Manuscript Notes from My Journal : Cotton and the principal insects, &c., frequenting or injuring the plant in the United States, by Townend Glover.
Page 193 - The oozing secretions from this and other lice, not only of the barklouse family (Coccidae), but of the plant-louse family (Aphidae), are often referred to as honey-dew. Would it not be better to speak of these as insect secretions, and reserve the name honey-dew for sweet secretions from plants, other than those which come from the flowers ? The fact that this insect is yet undescribed — that it attacks one of our , best honey trees, and is the source of a so-called honey-dew, leads me to append...
Page 161 - ... and four abdominal or false feet, besides anal claspers. This larva, eating on the inner side of the bark, and making furrows in the wood, causes the bleeding which, when the depletion is excessive or continuous, and especially in the case of young trees, has proved fatal. In July the worm spins a whitish, thin, papery cocoon in the mass of exuding pitch, which seems to act as a protection to both the larva and the chrysalis.
Page 162 - W-shaped or dentate. The outer line at apical fourth is once more strongly indented below costa. The black component lines do not seem to be more distinct on one side than on the other of the pale included bands or spaces. The median field is blackish, becoming pale towards the outer line ; it shows a pale, sometimes whitish cellular spot, surmounted with raised scales. It can be seen that these raised scales (easily...
Page 234 - ... at inception of st line, the st space a little darker than the rest of the wing, the lines well defined. A larger form from Texas expands 40 mil. : it has been reared From the larva by Belfrage (No. 674). It is more red, more unicolorous, the markings less obtrusive. A specimen taken by Dr. .Bailey is the size of the typical form, but has the sub-basal and subterminal spaces entirely filled in with black. Then come three specimens in which the fore wings seem a little narrower and the expanse...
Page 225 - Thus the caterpillar skin ascends, its plaits are pushed nearer and nearer together, and it is soon reduced to a packet so small that it covers only the end of the tail of the chrysalis (Fig. 106). But here comes the culminating point, the most difficult part of the operation. The chrysalis, which is shorter than the caterpillar, is at some distance from the silky...

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