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Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3

Zoology

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1859
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,102 / 278 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 45.7
LoC Categories: HS, AS, QL, AP
Downloads: 684
Added to site: 2007.03.07
mnybks.net#: 16218
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Science, Periodical
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Female. Length 4-1/2 lines. Black; head and thorax opake, and thinly clothed with cinereous pubescence, that on the disk of the thorax and margin of the scutellum slightly ochraceous. The flagellum fulvous beneath, the mandibles ferruginous at their apex; the tarsi ferruginous, wings hyaline, nervures fuscous, stigma testaceous. Abdomen shining, delicately punctured; the basal margins of the second, third, and fourth segments with a band of cinereous pubescence, attenuated in the middle.

Hab. Celebes.

Fam. DASYGASTRÆ.

1. MEGACHILE INCISA. M. nigra, rude et dense punctata, facie fulvo pubescente; alis fuscis, segmentis abdominis marginibus multo depressis.

Male. Length 5-1/2 lines. Black; closely and strongly punctured, the punctures confluent on the abdomen. The face clothed with fulvous pubescence. The tarsi obscurely rufo-piceous, the claws ferruginous; wings dark fuscous, their base hyaline. Abdomen: the apical margins of the segments s

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