A Revision of the Coleopterous Family Coccinellidae

9781236905468: A Revision of the Coleopterous Family Coccinellidae
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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...by the antennas, which are rather short, with a three-jointed club, the last joint being very large and set on obliquely so as to appear securiform. The elytra are margined, and the whole form is that of Cyclomda. Meso sternum hardly sinuate, plates V-shaped, epipleurae continuous nearly to apex of elytra. Callineda. decussata, sp. n. Oval, convex, reddish-ochreous or ochreous; punctuation moderate, sparse, suiface alutaceous; thorax with sides broadly whitishyellow, this colour edged with black, leaving the disc reddish; the elytra with a reticulating pattern, dividing each (when complete) into five subequal areolae, 2, 2, l; it starts from the callus and goes down to about two-thirds, where it branches to right and left, the branches being oblique; previously at one-third it had emitted two similar branches at right angles; sutural margin very narrowly black. L. 2% lin. Ceram, Amboina, Macassar, Kai, Bouru, Batchian, Gilolo (Wallace). Callineda testudinaria. Daulis testudinaria, Muls. Spec. p. 300. 4. Australia (Deyrolle, Bakewell). Very like the preceding, but the external margins of the elytra and the suture always edged with black; the reticulation varies in intensity and is often incomplete posteriorly; the two lines on the thorax are angulated inwards, with the points towards each other. Callineda sedecim-notata. Coccinella 16-rwtala, Fabr. Syst. El. 1. 370. 83 (1801). Daulis 16-/notata, Muls. Spec. p. 296, 1. Oallineda multipunctata, Crotch, Cat. Cocc. p. 6. Sarawak (Wallace), Amboina, Java. Punctuation rather closer. Callineda duplicata, sp. n. Bright ochreous, thorax ochreous, the base with two black spots, disc with the letter V brown; elytra with the margin, suture narrowly, and six spots black, (two basal, one near the...

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