A RAINY DAY ON THE MOUNTAINS

David Bruce
1890 Canadian Entomologist  
There is a tradition extant in Denver that the sun shines in Colorado nearly every day. This last summer was a woeful exception, however, for, from the middle of April until the end of June, the weather would have been thought respectable only in Labrador, but the unusal wet and cold springs, although it retarded the insects, gave such an impetus to the growth of flowers and herbage on the mountain sides and tops, that, when the hot weather set in, all species of diurnals appeared to be
more » ... eared to be unusally abundant, and every kind seemed to be flying at one time.
doi:10.4039/ent2267-4 fatcat:bqkoxrp3t5hohcfyb2epqfuewi