A FEW NOTES ON THE LEPIDOPTERA OF 1901 IN SOUTHERN MANITOBA

E. Firmstone. Heath
1902 Canadian Entomologist  
It is very curious and interesting to observe the waves of insect life that annually pass over this district. For instance, some four years ago the genus Acronycta was strongly represented in some ten or twelve species. The following sesson that genus almost disappeared, and its place was taken by the old genus Agrotis, with its now nutnerous subdivisions. Last year the various species of the genus Carneades were certainiy in the ascendant, and occasionally there comes a year like this, when
more » ... like this, when perhaps only an odd species or two show up in any quantity, as was the case more particularly withCarneades pitycltrous, and while most of the great geuera lvere almost entirely absent, one's labours were rewarded by the capture of a ferv specimens of species comparatively rare hereabouts.
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