The Canadian Entomologist

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Page 218 - The only cause for regret is that our number continues so small, but the zeal and perseverance of the present members go far 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...
Page 73 - 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 90 - To what extent have birds, domestic fowls, and other animals, domestic or wild, been useful in destroying these insects ? As the successful prosecution of this work is as deeply important to the western portions of our Dominion (where immense damage is often inflicted by this destructive foe...
Page 170 - ... upon them of all the cheaper materials which have been or may be judiciously suggested as destroying agents, and the proper times and manner of applying them. The members of the commission should also receive sufficient compensation to warrant them in giving as much time and labor to this investigation as may be required, even to the temporary abandonment, if necessary, of their other scientific or secular pursuits. No such task can be properly performed and completed by the solitary labors of...
Page 129 - ... seen hundreds of the mines, found one on the upper surface of the leaf. Yet in Colorado I found a precisely similar larva in precisely similar mines, always on the upper surface of the leaves, and the cocoonet of the pupa was always found on the leaves near it. The larva of albanotella is abundant in the latter part of May and the first half of June, and I have never seen it at any other time, though from the abundance of the imago in perfect condition in May, I infer there must be a fall brood...
Page 168 - ... by the physical nature of the country and destined to plant colonies apart from their companions. When the main ice-sheet left the foot of the White Mountains, on...
Page 230 - Lee. — Body black ; head orange yellow, sometimes with a broad black stripe down the middle ; wing-cases black. Extremely abundant throughout the entire Pacific region west of the Sierra Nevadas. Dr. Horn has seen bushels of this insect in some localities literally strewing the ground ; also very common on a species of Baccharis ; he has experimented with them and found them powerfully vesicant, and producing strangury very readily when taken internally in the form of tincture. 11. Cantharis Ntittalli...
Page 190 - A generic name when once established should never be cancelled in any subsequent subdivision of the group, but retained in a restricted sense for one of the constituent portions.
Page 168 - 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.
Page 134 - The Burland Desbarats Co'y, Montreal, PQ Annual Report of the Council of the Montreal Branch of the Entomological Society of Ontario : Your Council, in presenting their second annual report, have great pleasure in stating that the Branch has progressed steadily since its first meeting in August, 1873.

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