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  ― 260 ―

Insects

The insects received from New Holland are:

No. 1. The large Scolopendra, or Centipede (Scolopendra morsitans Lin.). The specimens seemed of a somewhat darker colour than usual. See plate of large Scolopendra, &c. annexed.

No. 2. A smaller Spider, of a dark colour; with a small thorax and large round abdomen, and with the joints of the legs marked with whitish.

No. 3. A small species of Crab, or Cancer, of a pale colour, and which should be ranked amongst the Cancri brachyuri in the Linnæan division of the genus.

No. 4. A Caterpillar, beset with branchy prickles, and consequently belonging to some species of Papilio or butterfly.

Colour plate facing page 260 of '1. Large Scolopendra, 2. Spider, 3. Crab, 4. Caterpillar.'



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