XXIII. Further Observations on the Genus Melöe, with Descriptions of Six Exotic Species

William Elford Leach
1816 Transactions of the Linnean Society of London  
%. The investigation of a greater number of species has enabled me to ascertain the leading characters of several subdivisions, and to annex the specific characters+. * Page 35 of this volume. -f From Latreille's invaluable Genera hectorurn I have extracted some distinctions (not noticed, or not \re11 defined) which will amend the generic character. 6 c Antenn;e o c u h i i m margine interno proxime insertc." Cc Articulis breviter subobco-&is, vel sulrtzii hinoto-quadratis, rotundatis, et
more » ... otundatis, et compressis." 6c Labram exwrtzrnz, clypeolo aflxum, coriaceum." 6' hfaiidibulat cornea Zatere interno inrequaliter rnultidentafo, aut angulato." c' hfaxilla: kuciniis duulrus conniventihus coriaceo-membranaceis, hirmto.-fmtriatis ; esterna siiboli/rigona, incurva, intus ad apicem sulracuminata ; interna suhqiiadrata." 6' Elytra abdoinime plerumque Ireviora, eztus inJexa, postice lute dehiscentia ; unius margine interno ad Lnsin" (sepius) 'c alterius eodeni maigini superposito." ( 6 Pedes o l e m i per gmiculos emittenfes ; tibiis posticis calcarei" (ezterno) " incrmsato apicem" (wepius) ( 6 oblique truncato, dilatato."-Latreillc, Gen. Crust. et Ins. ii. p. 216, 217. s PNOPSIS Dr. LEACH'S further Observations on the Genus Meliie, 243 S I ' xo P S I s SPE c I E R u M *. -4. Antennz in utroque sexu filiformes, breviores, subcrassiorcs.
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