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contents - volume 117 (part 2)

Published 25th March 2005

Peer-reviewed Papers:

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Notes on Pieris napi (L.) ssp. Thomsoni (Warren) ab. Fasciata (Muller and Kautz) and f. Flava (Kane) (Green veined white). Rupert Barrington 51-61

The County Moth Recording Network in the 21st Century: The results of the National Macro-moth Recording Scheme Consultation Questionnaire for county recorders. Mark Tunmore, Adrian Spalding, Mark Parsons and Richard Fox 65-75

Rediscovery of Earinus transversus Lyle (Hym.: Braconidae: Agathidinae), A Parasitoid of Trichopteryx polycommata (D.&S.) (Lep.: Geometridae: Larentiinae). Mark R.Shaw 85-87


Moss as a pabulum for Hepialus hecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lep.: Hepialidae). P. H.Sterling and R. J. Heckford 47

New and overlooked herbivores of Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn), including the Vapourer Orgyia antiqua (L.) (Lep.: Lymantriidae). Owen T. Lewis, Alex M. Lord, and Pam Baker 47-48

Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) (Lep.: Tortricidae) damaging apricot fruits in Tyne and Wear. A. J. Halstead 48

Female sex bias in captive bred Winter Moth Operophtera brumata (L.) (Lep: Geometridae). Dafydd Lewis and Ben Smart 48-49

Some Early Records of Pelophila borealis Paykull (Col.: Carabidae) on the Scottish Mainland. D. Hutchins and E.G. Hancock 49-50

Unusual persistence of an aberrant Mellicta species – probably M. parthenoides (Meadow Fritillary) (Lep.: Numphalidae). Michael Marney 62-63
Bombus lucorum (L.) (Hym.: Apidae) active in Hertfordshire in mid-winter. C. M. Everett 64

Abraxas grossulariata (L.) (Lep.: Geometridae) feeding on leaves of Sedum spectabile. Michael Easterbrook 64

The American Painted Lady Cynthia virginiensis (Drury) (Lep.: Nymphalidae) at Totland, Isle of Wight, in 2004. Sam Knill-Jones 64

Immigrant Ethmia quadrillella (Goeze) (=funerella Fabr.) (Lep.: Ethmiidae) in Kent. Sean Clancy 76

Bedstraw Hawk-moths Hyles gallii (Rott.) (Lep.: Sphingidae) breeding in Shetland and feeding on Fuchsia in the wild. M. G. Pennington76

Hazards of butterfly collecting: Father Theodor Maessen, London and Florida, 1993. Torben B. Larsen77-78

Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton (Lep.: Gracillariidae): A record of a vacated mine imported to Great Britain, December 2004. Robert Homan 79

Some late broods of moths taken in 2004. Sam Knill-Jones 79

White-spotted Pinion Cosmia diffinis (L.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) breeding in Essex 2004. Paul Waring 80-83

Anachronistic appearance of two geometrids (Lepidoptera). Mark Cooper 83-84

Xylocampa areola Esper (Lep.: Noctuidae) – The Early Grey. Unseasonable record. David Wilson 84
First record of Large Red Damselfly Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Odon.: Coenagrionidae) in Shetland. M. G. Pennington 84

Cotesia cleora (Nixon) (Hym.: Braconidae, Microgastrinae) and unidentifiable species of Mesochorus (Hym.: Ichneumonidae, Mesochorinae) reared from larva of Apeira syringaria (L.), the Lilac Beauty moth. Paul Waring 87

Scientific versus colloquial names. Editor 88

Further thoughts on the Continent cut off by fog. Michael Salmon 89-90

On the creation of English names for British insects. David Wilson 90

The Scarce Tissue Rheumaptera cervinalis (Scop). (Lep.: Geometridae) in Hertfordshire. Philip J. L. Gould 91

The Poplar Hawk moth Laothoe populi (L.) (Lep. Sphingidae): pink forms in northwest Kent. B. K. West 91-92

The Gold-tail moth Euproctis similis (Fuessly) (Lep.: Lymantriidae) variation in Kent. B. K. West 92-93

Hylaea fasciaria L., ab. prasinaria D. & S. (Lep.: Geometridae): the Barred Red. David Wilson 93

Subscribers notices:

The Great Fen Project – an appeal for records. Barry Dickerson 93-94