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contents - volume 115 (part 1)

Published 25th January 2003

Peer-reviewed Papers:

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A Behavioural Study of Small Skipper Thymelicus sylvestris Poda and Essex Skipper Thymelicus lineola Ochs. Butterflies (Lep: Hesperiidae). M. Pye, T. Gardiner & R.Field 1

Prionus coriarius (L., 1758) (Col.: Cerambycidae) reared from Monterey Cypress Cupressus macrocarpa Hartweg ex Gordon (Cupressaceae), and some observations on the beetle's biology, status and UK distribution. M. V. L. Barclay and J. A.Marshall 33

Orchesella quinquefasciata (Bourlet, 1843) (Collembola: Entomobryidae) from chalk grassland in the South Downs. P. J. A. Shaw, M. P. Berg & J. Higgins 45


Biston betularia L.(Lep. Geometridae): continued decline in Industrial Melanism in north-west Kent. B. K. West 13-16

An unlikely Sutherland crambid was an Oecophorid! D. C. Hulme 16

Sugaring through a Scottish night. R. Leverton 17-18

Lonchaea iona MacGowan, not L. hirticeps Zett. (Dipt.: Lonchaeidae) at Blackheath, south-east London. A. A. Allen 18

Garden entomology. B. O. C. Gardiner 24-25

The Population Crash of the Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae (L.) (Lep.:Nymphalidae). S. Knill-Jones 25-26

A brief note on Cambridge butterflies January to 15 August 2002. B. O. C. Gardiner 26-27

On the present scarcity of certain insects always regarded as common. A. A. Allen 27-28

Two uncommon ants (Formicidae) in urban London. R. A. Jones 28

A recent record of Monochroa arundinetella (Stt.) (Lep.: Gelechiidae) in Wiltshire. M. H. Smith 29-30

An inland colony of Udea fulvalis (Hb.) (Lep: Pyralidae) in suburban Hampshire. R. Fox 30

Dingy Footman Eilema griseola (Lep: Arctiidae) - not new, but only re-discovered in Cheshire. B. O. C. Gardiner 31

Lithophane ornitopus Hufn. (Lep. Noctuidae): crypsis and resting sites. B. K. West 31-32

Spurge Hawk-moth Hyles euphorbiae (L.) (Lep.: Sphingidae) breeding in northern France. P. J. Oliver 37

Rannoch Sprawler Brachionycha nubeculosa (Esper) (Lep.: Noctuidae) new to north-east Scotland. N. A. Littlewood 37-38

Scarce Merveille du Jour Moma alpium (Osbeck) (Lep.: Noctuidae): an association with Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa? M. Parsons 38

The Tree Lichen Beauty Cryphia algae Fabr. (Lep.: Noctuidae) in north-west Kent Ð a remarkable coincidence? B. K. West 39

Coleophora gardesanella (Toll) (Lep.: Coleophoridae) new to Wiltshire. M. H. Smith 39

Coleophora adspersella (Benander) (Lep.: Coleophoridae) new to Wiltshire. M. H.Smith  40

Lepidoptera new to Somerset. M. Ellis 40

Gymnancyla canella (D.& S.) (Lep.: Pyralidae) confirmed breeding in Devon. R. F.McCormick 40

New moths for the Isle of Wight (VC 10) taken in 2002. S. Knill-Jones 40-41

Crambus silvella (Hb.) (Lep.: Pyralidae) new to South Wiltshire (VC 8). M. H. Smith 41

Notes of interest on Butterflies in the Isle of Wight during 2002. S. Knill-Jones 41

Clearwing pheromones - useful for recording Tortricidae! C. W. Plant 42

Dryocoetes autographus (Ratzburg) (Col.: Scolytidae) in East Suffolk. D. R. Nash 42

Hazards of butterfly collecting. Of caterpillars, snakes, and monkeys - India, Nilgiri Mountains, 1986. Torben B. Larsen 43-44

Psylliodes luteola (Müller, O. F.) (Col.: Chrysomelidae) in Wiltshire D. R. Nash 44

More on woodlice and spiders L. Clemons 48


Zakaria Erzinçlioglu 19-20

Dennis O'Keeffe 20-22

Albert Sacco 22-23