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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... The larvae of Conchylis straminrana feed in July, and again in September, at the base of the flower-heads of Centaurea nigra, eating the young seeds, and lying curved in the cavity formed, or (if disturbed) retreating into the stem (Barrett). Imagines of the beautiful Chrosis ruUlana used to be taken freely, flying by day in July and August, among juniper on the Surrey downs. The imagines of Dichrorampha simpliciana fly by day in July and August, among mugwort (Artemisia). The larvae feed in the roots during the autumn and winter months. Pyraloides.--Collect heads of Umbelliferae for larvae of Depressariae. During the first and second weeks of July the deep green larvae of Depressaria capreolella are to be found feeding on leaves on the higher shoots of I'impinella saxifraga. Through the plant being usually buried among taller herbage, the larvae are somewhat difficult to find. Gelechia boreella and Hysilophus juniperellns are to be beaten from junipers in July in Moray (Home). The imagines of the rare Doryphora palustrella are to be taken when it is just getting quite dark flying over Sparganium, &c, in marshy and boggy places; also come to light later; the species occurs in late July and early August. Cramb,des.--The males of Schoenobius mucronellus are to be taken at light directly after dark in late July and early August. They may also be obtained sparingly by dusking; so taken at Sandwich and Wicken. Dusking along the reed-beds in marshes is always very productive during July, Ckilo phragmitellus may thus be captured, frequently in abundance, as the $ s assemble to newly-emerged 2 s; they may also be taken freely, in cop., on the reeds after dark, with a lantern. Crambus furcatellus occurs on the scanty turf which covers the highest...
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Book Description AES, 1994. Condition: New. viii, 166, b/w plates. . HB. NEW. . Facsimile reprint of a classic work first published in 1901-1905, together with "An index to the modern names for use with J.W. Tutt's Practical Hints." by B.O.C. Gardiner (1995). . Seller Inventory # N4034