Monday, 21 November 2011

Illustrations of Larvae from Dominica

Illustrations of the Larvae of five Dominican Springidae

By A. Hyatt Verrill,

Journal New York Entomological Society. Vol. xv March 1907, researched by Alan Schenker, digitized by Doug Frizzle, Nov 2011.

Roseau, Dominica, B. W. I.

The accompanying plate has been prepared from sketches of Dominican caterpillars which I made from nature. The adults were determined by Dr. Dyar of the U. S. National Museum. The following species are represented:

Fig. 1. Xylophanes tersa Linnaeus.

2. Protoparce harterti Rothschild.

3. Madoryx oiclus Cramer.

4. Epistor lugubris Linnaeus.

5. Pholus labruscoe Linnaeus.

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As an armed forces brat, we lived in Rockcliff (Ottawa), Namao (Edmonton), Southport (Portage La Prairie), Manitoba, and Dad retired to St. Margaret's Bay, NS.
Working with the Federal Govenment for 25 years, Canadian Hydrographic Service, mostly. Now married to Gail Kelly, with two grown children, Luke and Denyse. Retired to my woodlot at Stillwater Lake, NS, on the rainy days I study the life and work of A. Hyatt Verrill 1871-1954.