Revision of the Cincindelæ of the United States; Revision of the Elateridæ of the United States; Synopsis of the Melolonthidæ of the United States (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Revision of the Cincindelæ of the United States; Revision of the Elateridæ of the United States; Synopsis of the Melolonthidæ of the United States

The genus Cicindela, a favourite with all entomologists, contains a very large number of species which are mostly distinguished by brilliant colours, and conspicuous markings. Although easily recognised by direct comparison, the structure of these numerous species is varied upon such uniform types, that much difficulty is found in identifying an um known one by description, and the descriptions given by authors are frequently either obscure from their brevity, or tedious from their length. This necessarily results from the want of success in dividing the genus into small groups defined by easily recognised characters; and it is much to be regretted that some of the entomologists of Europe, with large collections at hand, have not made an effort to produce a monograph of this beauti ful genus.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - John Lawrence le Conte

Hardback

Published Date - August 24 2019

ISBN - 9780666343550

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.5 cm

Page Count - 218

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