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THE

ZOOLOGIST:

POPULAR MISCELLANY

OF

NATURAL HISTORY.

CONDUCTED BY

EDWARD NEWMAN, F.L.S., MEMB, IMP. L.-C. ACAD.

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Oh, attend, whoever thou art,
Whose candid bosom the refining love
Of Nature warms; oh! listen to my song;
And I will guide thee to her favorite walks,
And teach thy solitude her voice to hear,
And point her loveliest features to thy view.

FLETCHER.

CONTENTS.

Adams, ARTHUR, F.L.S.
A systematic list of Coleoptera found

in the vicinity of Alversioke, South

Hants, 5966
ANDERSON, ROBERT

Acronycta Aloi near York, 6284

ATKINSON, Rev. J. C., M.A.

Winter food of the ring dove and stock

dove, 5977; Contributions towards

a biography of the partridge, 5977,

6010; On reason and instinct, 6043,

6081, 6196; Does the male partridge

assist in incubation, 6059; Sinall

variety of the partridge, 6095; Scent

-an attempt to explain its pro-

perties and causes, 6124; Contribu-
tions towards a biography of the red

grouse, 6257
ATKINSON, WILLIAM
Does any insect seed on the tea-tree?

5925

BACKHOUSE, John CHURCH

Vanessa Antiopa in the North, Colias

Edusa at Darlington, 6276

BAIKIE, W. BALFOOR, M.D., F.R.G.S.

A systematic list of Coleoptera found

in the vicinity of Alverstoke, South

Hants, 5966

BALY, J. S.
Capture of Læmophlæus Clematidis

near Gravesend, 5929
BARRETT, C. G.
Camptogramma gemmaria, 6104;

Abundance of Psyche nitidella,

6215
BATES, HENRY WALTER
Excursion to St. Paulo, Upper Ama-

zons, 6160

BIRCHALL, EDWIN

Habits and locality of Anthrocera

Minos, 5924; Habits and locality

of Miana expolita, 5926; Bankia

Bankiana, 6145

BIRKS, Rev. B. H.

The larva of Xanthia Aurago, 6145
BISHOP, H. S.
Capture of Heliothis peltigera at Ply-

mouth, 6101
BLADON, JAMES

The loves of the slugs, 6272

BOLD, Thomas John

Description and capture of Platys-

tethus Capito in Scotland, 5928 ;

Note on the flying of Bembidia,

Capture of Georyssus pygmæus in

Cumberland, 5973; Notes on the

British species of Blaps, 5974

BOLT, HENRY

Camptogramma gemmaria and C.

fluviata, 6251
BOND, FREDERICK

The red and willow grouse, 6264
BORRER, W., jun.
Tengmalm's owl in Sussex, Fulmar

petrel at Brighton, 5988

Boyd, THOMAS

On the geographical distribution of

butterflies in Great Britain, 6018;

Retrospective criticism on Dr. Gray's

view of the cause of the cells of the

honey bee being of an hexagonal

form, 6216; Double-broodedness of

the Notodontidæ, 6283
Bree, Rev. WILLIAM, M.A.

Curious variety of Apatura Iris, 5923
BRETHERTON, CHARLES
On marine Mollusca in aquaria,

6231
BRIGGS, JOHN JOSEPH
Remarkable anecdote of the cuckoo,

6309

BROWN, EDWIN

Acentropus niveus a Lepidopterous

insect, 5919

Brown, THOMAS

Larva of Harpalyce sagittaria, 6030

15

BUCKLEY, HENRY

Oporabia, Description of a British Wood sandpiper near Birmingham, Eupithecia new to Science, 6103 6266

DOUGLAS, J. W. Burney, Rev. HENRY

A proposal for a new catalogue of Tephrosia Laricaria, Gnophos Obscu British Coleoptera, 5899 ; Ants'raria, 6029; Larva of Tephrosia

nest beetles, 6067; Metamorphotic Laricaria, 6103

systems of classifying insects, 6079; CHAPMAN, THOMAS

Beetles in Ants' nests, 6148; Beetles Black specimen of Cicindela campes at home, 6216 ; Megachile centuntris, 6286

cularis, 6219; Beetles at Lee, CONSTANTINE, W. L.

6286 On specific distinctions, 5949

DRANE, ROBERT Cook, R.

Note on the paper by Messrs. Boyd Cerura bicuspis and Acronycta Alni, and More « On the Geographical 6249

Distribution of Butterflies in Great Cooke, B.

Britain,” 6099; Correction of an On classification, 5951, 6079

error, 6145; Additions to the butterCOOPER, Sidney

fly Fauna of South Wales, 6246 Agrotis lucernea, 6213

DRAPER, WILLIAM Henry Cox, Capt.

Capture of Endromis versicolor in TilOn the ravages of Scolytus destructor, gate Forest, 6066 5995

Dutton, John CREWE, Rev. H. HARPUR, M.A.

Marsh harrier on Pevensey Levels, Gnophos pullaria, 6029; Undescribed 6266

Geometra larvæ, 6031; The Artax- EDLESTON, R. S.
erxes question, 6247; Habits of Tischeria angusticolella, Heyd., and
Nudaria Senex, Note on Nonagria Solenobia triquetrella, Hübn., 5927;
Typhæ, 6283

Xysmatodoma argentimaculella, CROTCH, W. D.

Captures near Bowdon, 6214 New mode of capturing Nonagria EDWARD, THOMAS geminipuncta, 6213

Capture of Notidanus griseus, a shark DALE, J. C.

new to Britain, at Banff, 5959; Are Gnophos obscuraria, 6102; Sterrha. there two species of Priapulus allied sacraria a British insect, 6249

to caudatus ? 5976; Ring ouzel Dix, Joshua

near Banff, 6094; Supposed new Colias Edusa near London, 6310

Ammocætes, 6097; Thecla Rubi, Dıx, THOMAS

Anthocharis Cardamines and Pieris Buzzard at West Harling, 5976

Rapæ in Banffshire, 6101; Rare D'ORVILLE, H.

birds near Bayff, 6268; Short sunDeilephila livornica near Exeter, fish near Banff, 6271; Locusta 6101

migratoria in Shetland, 6288 DOUBLEDAY, Henry

FARREN, WILLIAM, jun. Trocbilium Vespiforme (Linn.?), The great gray shrike in Cambridge

Asiliformis (Fab.), 5961 ; British shire, The great spotted woodpecker Geometrina, as arranged and named at Welney Wash, 5958 in M. Guenée's first volume of the Fox, HOWARD Geometræ of the whole world, 5962; Weasel carrying its young, 6309 Eupithecia pernotata in England, FRAZER, Louis Two British Geometræ included Proceedings of a Natural History colunder the name Phibalapteryx gem

lector in foreign couytries, 5939, maria-Chilo obtusellus of Stainton 6158 =Tinea paludella of Hübner, 5963; FREY, Professor British Geometrina, as arranged A new mine on Centaurea, 6215 and named in M. Guenée's second GARDNER, JAMES volume of the Geometræ of the Avocet in Kent, 5921 ; Plentiful ocwhole world, 6027; Hadena pere currence of Trochilium vespiforme grina of Treitschke in the Isle of in England, 5924 Wight, 6067, 6068; Plectrophanes Gascoyne, GEORGE nivalis, 6093; Gnophos obscurata Double-broodedness of the Notodonand G. pullata, 6102; The genus tidæ, 6248, 6311

vii

Gosse, P. H.
Short sun-fish at Torquay, 6144;

Sphinx Convolvuli in Devonshire,

6282 GRAY, JOHN EDWARD, Ph.D., F.R.S. Reply to “ Remarks on the Sale of the

Entomological Society's Exotic Col

lection," 6070, 6112 GREENE, T. W. Hawfinch building at Tonbridge,

6143 GREGSON, C. S. Gnophos pullaria, &c., 6102; Notes

on the genus Oporabia, 6193; Occurrence of a Peropea new to Science

at Liverpool, 6251. GROVES, W. Zeuzera Æsculi feeding on ash, 6283 ;

Reappearance of Scolytus rugulosus

at Greenwich, 6286 GUEINZIUS, M. On the Habits of Paussidæ, &c., 5994 ;

On the habits of the Hymenoptera

of Natal, 6037 GUISE, W. V. Concerning a venomous lizard in Gu

jerat, 5921 GURNEY, JOHN HENRY, M.P. Note on sparrows attacking rats, 6009;

Note on a lapwing's egg with two yolks, 6144; Note on the pertinacity of the spotted flycatcher in its choice of a place for nidification, 6238; Note on the late nesting of the wood pigeon, 6242; Note on a bird and on a quadruped, both found in Natal, and both said to prey upon serpents,

6267 GURNEY, S., M.P. Black swans nesting at Carshalton,

5988 Guyon, GEORGE Clostera curtula in the Isle of Wight,

6145; Newt changing its skin, 6210;
Bembidium laterale in the Isle of
Wight, 6220; Note on Cydippe
Pileus, 6288; Infusoria on a prawn,

6289 Hadfield, Capt. HENRY W. Emberiza nivalis, 6239; Nidification

of Swallows, 6241 Hall, J. EARDLEY Capture of Endromis versicolor in

Tilgate Forest, Note on the breeding of Endromis versicolor,

6066 HALL, THOMAS

Glossy ibis in South Wales, 6096 HAMILTON, Rear-Admiral W. A. B.

The sea-serpent, 6016

HAMMOND, W. OXENDEN
Sound produced by the larva of Ache-

rontia Atropos : beautiful variety of

the same insect, 6282 HARDING, G., jun. Phibalapteryx fluviata and P. gem. maria-are they distinct ? 6216; Habits of Camptogramma gem.

maria, 6251 HARDING. H. J. Lasiocampa Callunæ-is it a species ?

5925; Flavicinctaria and cæsiaria, 6030; Polyommatus Artaxerxes and P. Agestis, 6211, 6246, 6277,

6310 HARRINGTON, Capt. G. H. Another peep at the sea-serpent, 5989,

6016 HAWARD, ALFRED Cossonus linearis, 6150 ; Carabidæ in

the Isle of Sheppey, 6251 HAWKER, Rev. WILLIAM HENRY, M.A.

Blackbirds nesting in December, 5958 HEWITSON, W.C. Notes on the swallow, 5921; Note on

the early breeding of squirrels, Early arrival of the blackcap, 6058; Early nesting of the longtailed titmouse, 6059; Remarks on the sale of the Entomological Society's Exotic collection-a letter addressed to the

President, 6069, 611) HOLDSWORTH, E. W. H.

Bats flying in the sunshine, 6257 HUCKETT, THOMAS Capture of Cucullia Chamomillæ near

London, 6103 Hussey, Rev. ARTHUR, M. A. Note on Mr. Wallace's travels, 5942;

The tzetze, 5965; Reason and instinct, 6092; Retention of scent by the partridge and other game, 6094; Domestic ducks nesting in a church tower, 6144; Scent, 6206 ; Short sun-fish on the Sussex coast, 6210; Duck breeding in a church tower, 6245 ; Shark on the coast of

Sussex, 6246 JANSON, EDWARD W. Scolytus rugulosus near London, 5944;

Læmophlaus Clematidis, 5973 JENNER, EDWARD

Ephyra orbicularia at Lewes, 6103 JERDON, ARCHIBALD

Destruction of rare birds, 5957 JONES, Capt. J. M., R.A.

Spider silk, 5922 KIDD, WARING Supposed variety of the partridge,

6059

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