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CORRECTIONS.

In addition to those which, in p. 159. 273. 464., In p. 200. line 8. from the bottom, for " sighs" have been already indicated, the following may read “ sings. ”at least, the latter is the word be made:

in some editions, In p. 121. for “ Gastracanthus” read “He- In p. 364. for “ Houghton le Steane" read tróxys ;” and see p. 495.

“Haughton le Skerne.” In p. 173. line 4. from the bottom, for “dumble- In p. 420. Cephalonòmia, see the correction dove "read “ dumbledore.”

directed in p. 495. In p. 185. place the semicolon between the last in p. 447. line 1. for “ apivorus ” read “ api.

two words instead of before them.

vorus."

CONTENTS.

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- 215

218

• 222

GENERAL SUBJECT.

Notes on Butterflies, and other Natural Ob-

Chit-chat. No. 11. By John F. M. Dovaston,

jects; made in Cumberland, through the

Esq. A.M., of Westfelton, near Shrewsbury

Month of May, 1832. By G. W.

198

Address to the Members of the Berwickshire On the Habits and Food of the British

Species

Naturalists' Club, Sept. 19. 1832. By George

of the Genus Mustela. By W. L. of Selkirk.

shire

Johnston, M.D.

11

202

Notes on the Weather at Philipsburg, Penn-

The Habits of the Carrion Crow. By Charles

ania, from November, 1831, to Decem- On the " Biography of Birds ” of J. J. Audubon.

ber 9. 1832 ; with Remarks on its Influence

on certain Animals and Plants; including a

By Charles Waterton, Esq.

detailed Description of a North American On the Migration of a Species of Thrush. By

“ Ice Storm." "By R. C. Taylor, Esq. -

W.L, of Selkirkshire

97

An Account of the Hurricane at Thorndon On the pendulous Nests of the Indian Baya

Park, the Seat of Lord Petre, Oct. 12. 1831.

Bird (Loxia philippina L.). By a Subscriber

By Jacob George Strutt, Esq.

103

219

On certain recent Meteoric Phenomena, Vicis. Familiarities effected with Butterflies, Búm.

situdes in the Seasons, and prevalent Dis.

byces, and Sphint stellatàrum.

By F. C.

orders, contemporaneous, and in supposed Sketches of the Natural History of my Neigh-

Lukis, Esq.

connection, with Volcanic Emanations. By

the Rev. W. B. Clarke, A.M. F.G.S. 289

bourhood. By C. Conway, Esq., of Pontne.

Some Remarks on Genera and Subgenera, and on the connecting Links between the Geo-

wydd Works, Monmouthshire

294

on the Principles on which they should be

established. By the Rev. Leonard Jenyns,

corìse and Hydrocorisæ of Latreille, or the

A.M. F.L.S.

- 385

Land and Water Bug Tribes. By J. O. West-

Observations on the Nomenclature of Divisions Notice of the Occurrence of Squilla Desma-

228

in Systematical Arrangements of the Subjects

of Natural History, more particularly in re-

réstii on_the_British Shores. By William

ference to Some Remarks on Genera and An Introduction to the Natural History of

Subgenera, and on the Principles on which

Molluscous Animals. In a Series of Letters.

they should be established; by the Rev. Leo

By G. J.

p. 385390. By Edward Newman, Esq. F.Ls. The Habits of the Pheasant. By Chas. Waters


Considerations pertaining to Classification, in Descriptions and Figures of some Marine Ani

mals.

With

relation to the Essay (p. 385_390.) of the Rev.

By Mr. Andrew Mathews.

Remarks by a Contributor

• 314

L. Jenyns on this Subject. By Edward Blyth,

An Enumeration of the Land and Freshwater

Esq.

485

Shell Snails met with in some Rambles in

Remarks on the spring of 1833. 'By the Rev.

W. T. Bree, M. A.

Norfolk and Derbyshire; with a passing

488

mention of some other Natural Objects ob-

ZOOLOGY.

served. By the Rev. Andrew Bloxam - 324

A Notice of a remarkable Lengthening in the

On the extraordinary Growth of the Incisor Cutting Teeth of the Rat, and of the Physio-

Teeth, occasionally met with in the Wild logical Principle of Dentition in the Animalia

Rabbit. By Fred. C. Lukis, Esq.

21

rodéntia generally; with an incidental No-

Something about Sea Birds. By Rusticus. 25 tice of the Dentition of the Elephant. By

Instances of singular Nidification in Birds. By C

390

the Rev. W. T. Bree, M. A.

32 A Notice of the Habits of the Jackdaw. By

The Starling. By Charles Waterton, Esq. 36 Charles Waterton, Esq.

394

Illustrations in British Zoology. By George A Notice concerning the Red Viper (Coluber

Johnston, M.D., Fellow of the Royal College chersèa Lin.). By Huch E. Strickland, Esq. 399

of Surgeons in Edinburgh - 40. 123. 232. 320. Observations on the Moduiscous Animals of the

405. 497 Genus Gastrochæ'na, preceded by some Stric-

A short Notice of the Habits of Testacéllus tures on the reputed Means by which the

Scàtulum. By Mr. Thomas Blair, of Stam. Burrowing Mollusca effect ingress into Rocks
ford Hill, near London

45 and Stones under Water. By Frederick C.

Observations on the Iceland and Ger Falcons Lukis, Esq.

(Falco islándicus), tending to show that these A Notice of the Ravages of the Cane Fly, a

Birds are of two distinct Species. By J. D. small winged Insect, on the Sugar Canes of

Hoy, Esq.

- 107

Grenada, including some Facts on its Habits;

More about Birds. By Rusticus of Godalming by a Subscriber in Grenada : with additional

111 Observations, by J. O. Westwood, Esq. F.L.S.

On the probable Number of Species of Insects &c.

407

in the Creation; together with Descriptions Further Notices of the British parasitic Hy-
of several minute Hymenoptera. By J. O. menopterous Insects; together with the

Westwood, F.L.S. &c.

. 116

Transactions of a fly with a long Tail,"

Notices on 'Natural Objects observed in a

observed by Mr. E. W. Lewis; and addi.

Ramble on St. Valentine's Day. By Rusticus tional Observations. By J. o. Westwood,

of Godalming

Esq. F.L.S. &c.

. 401

• 193

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Notice of the Habits of a Cynipideous Insect,

GEOLOGY

parasitic upon the Rose Louse (Aphis rdsæ); Notice of a Lily Encrinite lately found in Moun.
with Descriptions of several other parasitic
Hymenoptera. By J. O. Westwood, Esq.

tain Limestone, brought from the Neighbour.

F.L.S. &c.

hood of Cork, Ireland. By C. Conway, Esq.

125

A Notice of the Fossils met with in a short

BOTANY.

Tour in Derbyshire. By H. H. G.

Some Account of an aged Yew Tree in Buck- Observations on the supposed Connection of

land Churchyard, near Dover. By the Rev. Rocks with Plants. By Alexander Murray,

W. T. Bree, M.A.

47 M. D. and A.M., Aberdeen

335

Brief Notices of the Plants observed during a Volcanoes. By W. M. Higgins, Esq. F.G.S.

Tour through a Part of North Wales, and Lecturer on Natural Philosophy in Guy's
some of the adjoining Counties. By William Hospital, and J. W. Draper, Esq.
Christy, Jun. Esq. F.L.S.

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51 A short Account of a Fossil Skeleton of a Ple.

Plants observed in the Neighbourhood of Bar. siosaurus, lately discovered near the Town of

mouth, North Wales. By Thomas Purton, Bedford. By Mr. Edmund R. Williamson 422

Esq., Author of " A Midland Flora" 57 Observations on the Affinities between Plants
On the Distinctions between the Linnæan Ge. and subjacent Rocks. By Mr. Hewett C.

nera Potentilla and Tormentilla. By Charles Watson

C. Babington, B.A. F.L.S. &c.

Some Remarks relating to the Fall of an aged

METEOROLOGY.

Ash Tree. By the Rev.W. T. Bree, M. A. $27 The Weather at Florence.
Facts in relation to the Physiological Economy

By W. Spence,

Esq.

252

of the Mistletoe (Viscum album L.) By the

Rev. J. S. Henslow, A.M., King's Professor of

Botany in the University of Cambridge, &c. 499

• 424

.248

REVIEWS.

66, 138. 267. 363. 412. 508

Catalogue of Works on Natural History, lately, Literary Notices

published, with some Notice of those con-

sidered the most interesting to British Natu-
ralists

60. 131. 255. 351. 428. 501

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

67. 139. 268. 364. 447. 510

MISCELLANEOUS INTELLIGENCE.

Retrospective Criticism

. 78. 159. 273. 369. 466. Queries and Answers

551 Obituary

90. 183. 282. 381. 476.

- 562

Index to Books reviewed and noticed

General Index

563

56+

vii

LIST OF ENGRAVINGS.

Page

. 541

L.

316

. 318

- 237

238

MAMMIFEROUS ANIMALS.

No.

1, 2, 3, 4. Lengthened cutting tecth in

rabbits

22, 23

50. Lengthened cutting teeth in a rat 391

51. Jawbone and teeth, exhibitive of the

dentition, of the elephant

S93

BIRDS.

5. A betwell or batwell in which a blue

titmouse (Parus cæruleus L.) built its

nest and reared its young

33

6. An inverted plant-plot in which a red.

start (Sylvia Phænicdrus L.) built its
nest and reared its young

S4

21. Eggs of the common fowl remarkably

spotted

184

22. Nests and eggs of the Lóxia philippina

· 220

FISHES.

64. Leptocéphalus Morrisii

530
65, L. Morrisii, an imperfect cut of

. 531

MOLLUSCOUS ANIMALS.

8. a, Limax agréstis ; and 8. 1, its eggs 45
8.c, Testacellus Maugèi; and 8. d, its shell 45
8. €, Shell of the Helix nemoralis

45
39. Glaúcus tetrapterýgius Rang

319

26. 40. Glaucus hexapterygius 237. 319

27. Pneumodérma

28. Hỳale

. 238

29. Cuvièra

30. Phallusia sulcata Savigny, opened

243

Si. Pattern of the branchiæ in Ascidia

pedunculata

243

32. Pattern of the branchiæ in Ascidia

mytiligera

243

33. Pattern of the branchiæ in Polyclinum

hespèrium

21+

31. Pattern of the branchiæ in Phallasia

sulcata

244

35. Cynthia Didne Savigny

245

52. Shells and tubes of the Gastrochæ na

Pholadia

404

ANNE’LIDES.
13. Cirrátulus Medusa Johnston

124
24. Carinélla trilineata Johnston

- 232
25. Siphúnculus Dentálii Gray

23+

42. Sigalion Bòa Johnston

53. Sabella amæ'na Johnston

400

CRUSTACEOUS ANIMALS.

7. a, Caprélla acuminífera Montagu? 41

7. b, Nymphum coccineum Johnston 41

23. Squilla Desmaréstii Risso

230

INSECTS.

18. A device for securing captured Insects 155

COLEOPTEROUS.

13. Dórcus parallelipipedus, male, female,

and larva

44. Sinodendron cylindricum, male and

female

333

66. Cicindèla, the six British species of 533

67. Timárcha tenebricdsa, larva, pupa,

and imago of

HYMENOPTEROUS.

12. External organs of certain parasitic

Chalcididæ

121

No.

Page

55. External organs of certain parasitic

Chalcididæ and Proctotràpidæ 420

12. d, Choreia nigro-a'nea Westwood 121. 380

55. d, e, Cephalondmia formicifórmis

Westwood, female

· 420

71. Véspa britannica, female

- 538
68. Nest of V'éspa britannica

- 536
69, 70. Nests of Véspa campanària • 537

LEPIDOPTEROUS.
47. a, 48. a, and 47. 6, 48. 6, Melitæ'a A'rte-
mis, two extraordinary varieties of 378,

379
72. Hypercompa dominula, a singular va
riety of

HOMOPTEROUS.
51. Délphax saccharivora Westwood

- 413
RAYED ANIMALS.
36. A species of the genus Polybrachidnia

Guilding
37. Polybrachidnia Mathewsii n.

. 317
38. A species of Velélla
41. Dionæ'a Bairdii Johnston

- 320

ZOOPHYTES.

61. Plumulária Catharina Johnston 498

62. Plumulària Catharina Johnston, a por.

tion of magnified

499

PLANTS.

9. A yew tree in the churchyard at Buck.

land, near Dover

47

10. Diagram exhibitive of the relative

growths of hollow and solid living

trees

51

63. Diagram exhibitive of a mode of re.

production in the mistletoe

FOSSILS.

14. Remains of a crinoideal animal found

by Mr. Conway, in Irish mountain

limestone

126

15. E'ncrinus moniliformis, from Parkin.

. 127
16, 17. The vertebral columns of the pear
encrinite

500

.

son

-

• 322

127
56. A diagram exhibitive of the structure

contended for of the crinoideal ani.
mal whose remains Mr. Conway dis-

covered

57. Cyathocrinites plànus Miller

471

58. Argued relative position of the bones

in the crinoideal animal whose re-

mains Mr. Conway discovered 473

59. Relative position of the bones in the

Cyathocrinites planus Miller

473

73. Cyathocrinites tuberculàtus discovered

by Mr. Gilbertson

561

74. Vertebral column of it

561

49. p. 381., and 60. p. 476.; 60. a, Calymène

variolaris; 60. b, c. Blumenbachii;

60. C, A'saphus Debůchi

476

VOLCANOES.

45, Mount Dolomieu in the Isle of Bourbon 346

46. Orisaba in America

349

METEOROLOGY.

11. The tremendous effects of a hurricane

on trees in Thorndon Park, Essex . 104

19, 20. Rain gauges

• 182

• 471

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- 285

-

- 153

- 359

Anon., Brixton

540 Jennings, Egerton A., F.L.S.

A Subscriber, Grenada

407 Jennings, James

• 178

A Subscriber, Vale of Alford

152. 219 Jenyns, Rev. Leonard, A.M. F.L.S. 385

Audubon, V. G.

309. 553 J. H. F.

510

B., Coventry

. 180. 192 J. J.

• 431

Babington, Charles, C.B.A. F.L.S. &c. 155.248. J. N.

367, 368. 438 J. M., Haughton le Skerne

Barker, William G.

162 Johnston, George, M.D. . 11. 40. 74. 123. 232.

B. B. W.
. 185

320. 405. 497

Blair, Thomas

43. 2018 Lacon

279

Bloxam, Rev. Andrew

324. 450 Lees, Edwin

.454

Blyth, Edward - 485, 512 516. 523. 526, 527 Lewis, E. W.

Bowman, J. E, F.L.S.

81 LL Con. Ty Deon

72

Bree, Rev. W. T., M. A. S2. 47. 72. 74. 88, 89. Lukis, Frederick C. 21. 222. 271. 401. 533

176, 177. 191. 281. 327. 377. 450. 488. 519. 541 Mathews, Andrew

Bromfield, William Arnold

190 Menteath, James Stuart

- 283

Brown, P.J.

469. 510. 540. 557. 560 Morris, Francis Orpen

92. 151. 541

Byerley, J.

. 140. 514 M. P.

189

- 390 Murray, Alexander, M.D. A.M.

C., Birmingham

184 Murray, J., F.L.S. &c. 147. 172. 183. 458. 527

Cattus

67 N.

. 316

Chalmers, M., M.D.

516 Newman, Edward, F.L.S.

481

Christy, William, jun., F.L.S.

510.

. 94. 545

Clarke, H. T.

94 Philo. Rusticus

171

Clarke, Rev. W. B., M. A. F.G.S. - 77. 148. 150. Purton, Thomas, Author of the “Midland
154. 158, 159. 182. 192. 289. 308. 365. 368. 460.

57
462. 480. 524 Ranking, Robert

192

Conway, c.

125. 224. 474. 544 R, B.

372. 475

Couch, Jonathan, F.L.S.

141 R. D.

. 208

C. P.

- 177, 178, 179 Reed, L. E.

477. 532. 514

C. P.'s Friend

- 456 Rowe, John R.

516, 547

Curtis, J., F.L.S., Author of " British Entomo. Rusticus of Godalming 25. 111. 193. 279

88. 174. 554 R, Y.

Dale, J. C., M. A. F.L.S.

- $80. 554 S.

Deere, Henry Vietz

531, 532 Saul, M.
Denson, John, sen.

- 517 Scouler, John, M.D. 512. 515. 529, 530.532
Denay, Thomas

. 272 Sigma
Dewhurst, H. W.

- 186 Sowerby, J. D. C.
Doubleday, E.

78. 150 Spence, W., F.L.S.
Dovaston, John F. M., Esq., A.M.

1 Stock, Daniel

184, 286, 549

Draper, J. W.

344 S. T. P.

. 95. 153. 189

183 Stratton, Henry

- 528

E. B.

384 Strickland, Hugh E.

E. N. D.

279. 526. 533, 534 Strutt, Jacob G.

- 103

Ensor, George

83 Stutchbury, S., Curator of the Bristol Institu-

E S., F.L.S.

69 tion

E.S. T.

288. 457. 549 Swainson, William, F.Ls. &c.

550

Evans, John

152 Tatem, James G.

72. 79

Faucett, B.

- 156 Taylor, Richard C.

. 97

Fennell, James 155. 157. 272. 278. 367. 393. T. G., Chipping Norton

. 521
514. 520. 533 T. G., Clitheroe

70. 73. 143. 149. 160
Fielding, George H.

- 555 Thompson, w., v.-P. of the Belfast Natural

Fowler, William

476. 539 History Society

447

Gardiner, William, jun.

477. 523. 560 T. K.,

: 92. 151. 463. 519, 520

Gilbertson, W.
281. 562 Trevelyan, W. C.

178. 462
G. J.

235 Turner, Henry, Curator of the Botanic Garden,

Greenhow, E. H.

366, 511, 512 Bury St. Edmunds 185. 280. 449. 513. 524, 525

Guilding, Rev. Lansdown, B.A. F.L.S. 527. 540 Warwick, J.

68

198 Waterton, Charles, Author of “Wanderings in

H. B.

139. 286. 288 South America 37. 92. 163. 171. 184. 208.

Henslow, H.

278

215. 308. 384. 394. 465, 468

Henslow, Rev. J. S., King's Professor of Botany Watson, Hewett Cottrell

in the Cambridge University

500 W.B., B.W.

-532

H. H. G.

129 Westwood, J. O., F.L.S. . 116. 137. 161. 228.

Higgins, w. M., F.G.S., Lecturer on Natural

355. 381. 409. 414. 491

Philosophy in Guy's Hospital

341 Whiddon, William

Hill, Walter Henry, Southminster Vicarage 452. W. H.

156, 157

477 Williamson, Edmund R., Honorary Secretary

Hitchen, Thomas

367 of the Bedford General Library

Hodson, N. S., A. L.S, Superintendent of the Willich, Charles M.

525

Botanic Garden, Bury St. Edmunds 141. 513 Wilson, Edward, jun., M.A. F.L.S

. 535

Howden, John

459 W. L.

202. 218. 450

Hoy, J. D

107. 150, 151 Woodward, Samuel

457. 403

Hunter, W. Perceval

. 84. 142. 192 X.

96

J.

- 463 Yarrell, William, F.L.S. z.s. &c.

J. C.

971. 381***

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