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ACACIAs, 46, 156
Acarus, 209
Acclimature, 70
A choras sapota, 116
Acoyapo, 48, 386
Acrocinus longinianus, 34
Adiantum, 36
Aguardiente, 63, 231
Aguasco, 202
Ahuacatl, 107
Airey, Sir George, 305
Alligators, 3, 9, 15, 44, 159
Alloy, 88
Alluvial deposits, 86
gold, 263
Amalgam, 93
Amalgamation process, 93

America, western side of tropical,

food of people, 55
American race, derivation of, 371
Amerrique range, the, 155, 324
Ampullaria, 331 -
Amusements, Nicaraguan, 234
Ancimea oblongifolia, 196
- hirsuta, 196
Ancylus, 331, 333
Andagoya, Pascual de, 360; his
account of Nicaragua, 360; on
chicha-drinking, 279
Angelot, M., on fused rock, 98
Angraecum sesquipedale, 133
Anolis, 339, 340
Antigonon leptopus, 4, 239
Antiquities, 50
Indian, 50, 165
Antonio, San, lode, 89
- valley, 126 -
Ants, 7, 17, 181, 219, 221, 314,
315

Ants, army, 17 ; assisting each
other, 26; attending leaf-
hoppers, 227 ; attending scale-
insects, 225; ant bridge, 27;
communicate by scent, 23 ;

cows, 226; foraging, 17;

hunting, 115 ; inhabiting

bull's-horn thorn, 218; leaf-

cutters, 71-84; pseudomyrma,

23; reason in, 27, 76, 83;

sagacity of, 83; stinging, 115;

thrushes, 20

panás, 241

Aphidae, 226

Armadillos, 46, 84, 313

Arrastres, 93

Articulata, 27, 28

Artificial selection, 207

Artigua river, 106, 147

Arums, 6, 57

Asses, 48

Ateles, 341

Atlantis, 270, 365

Auriferous quartz, 87, 95, 96

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Baptism, a pre-Christian rite, 168
Bates, H. W., Mr., on instinct in
wasps, 135; on life under the
Equator, 172; on the Longi-
corn Coleoptera of Chontales,
Nicaragua, 379; on mimetic
forms, 8; on mimetic re-
semblances, 384; on social
birds, 123; on wasps of
Morphos, 229
Bathing places of humming-birds,
. 137 -
Bats, 104, 174
Beak of birds, 197
Bees, 320
Beetles, 34, 69, 104, 143, 173,
3.18

habits of, 114; the
harlequin, 34; killing bug,
127 ; on Peña Blanca, 149
Beggars in Nicaragua, scarcity of,
160
Begonia, 58
Bell given to church at Libertad,
151
Benito, San, 126
lode, 89
Bermudez, Don Dolores, 48
Birds accompanying an army of
ants, 20 -
fertilising flowers, 130
nests, 22, 289
rejecting Heliconii, 316
Bittern, 158
Bland, Mr., on the distribution
of land shells in the West
Indies, 267
Blewfields river, 52, 62
Boulder clay, 247, 260, 291
Boundary question between Ni-
caragua and Costa Rica, 14
Bourbourg, Brasseur de, 357
Brasseur de Bourbourg, Abbé, on
the Teo Amoxtli, 271
Brazil, North-east, food of the
people of, 55
Brazil, migratory butterflies of,
153
Bread fruit, 4
British Guiana, food of the people
of, 55

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CABBAGE, 70
Cacao, 4, 116, 345
Cactuses, 45, 158
Californian pitcher-plant, 184
Callidryas, 108
Calliste larvata, 128
lavinde, 128
Calonyction speciosum, 34
Calopteron basalis (Klug), 317
—— vicinum (Deyrolles),
317
Canal, interoceanic, 36
Candolle, Alph. de, on fresh-
water productions, 331 -
Candelera, El, 329
Canis caraibicus (Lesson), 206
ingae (Tschudi), 206
Canoe, 11
Cape Gracias à Dios, 3
Capsicums, 70
Captive Indians, 40
Carabidae, 149, 332
Carbolic acid, 76
Carca Indians, 338
— river, 147

Caribbean Sea, carving on rocks.

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