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contents - volume 118 (part 1)

Published 25th January 2006

Peer-reviewed Papers:

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The value of Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa as a foodplant for Lepidoptera. Mark S.Parsons and Nick Greatorex-Davies 1-11
Euchromius cambridgei (Zeller, 1867) (Lep.: Pyralidae, Crambinae) an adventive species new to Britain. P. D. Sharpe and D. V. Manning 17-18

Dichelia histrionana (Fr.lich, 1828) (Lep.: Tortricidae) new to the British Isles. Philip H. Sterling and Marcel Ashby 19-22

Lepidoptera of Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire and Banffshire Ð 10th Appendix. R. M. Palmer, M. R. Young and R. Leverton 23-27

The rare British Shieldbug Carpocoris purpureipennis (DeGeer) (Het.: Pentatomidae) from Portland Bill, Dorset. Andrew R. Collins and Bernard S. Nau 31-33


A new food-plant for Rhigognostis incarnatella (Steudel, 1873) (Lep.:Yponomeutidae) in Scotland. K. P. Bland 11

Chrysodeixis chalcites (Haw.) (Lep.: Noctuidae), the Golden Twin-spot: a second confirmed record for Bedfordshire. Les J. Hill 12

Great Oak Beauty Hypomecis roboraria ([D. & S.]) (Lep.: Geometridae): A partial second brood? David J. White 12

Orgyia antiqua (L.) (Lep.: Lymantriidae) larvae on Bracken Pteridium aquilinum. R.J.Heckford 13

Ruspolia nitidula (Scopoli) (Orth.: Tettigoniidae) in Dorset. Michael J. Skelton and John Dean 13-14

The Argent & Sable Rheumaptera hastata (L.) (Lep.: Geometridae) feeding on Bog Myrtle Myrica gale in southern England. D. Hoare and M. Parsons 14-15

The colonisation of north-east Scotland by Chamomile Shark Cucullia chamomillae (D. & S.) (Lep.: Noctuidae). Chris Harlow 15-16

Peribatodes ilicaria (Geyer) (Lep.: Geometridae) in Kent in 2002. Sean Clancy 18

New factsheets on BAP Priority butterflies and moths. Kelly Thomas 28

A melanic Reed Dagger Simyra albovenosa (Goeze) ab. murina Aurivillius (Lep.:Noctuidae) in Essex. Russell Neave 29

Gelechia cuneatella Douglas (Lep.: Gelechiidae), new to Worcestershire. Patrick Clement 30

Hazards of butterfly collecting. Exploding Acraea butterflies, Africa 1987 - 2005.Torben B. Larsen 34-36

History of Devon Lepidoptera recording. Roy McCormick36-39

The generic names of the British weevils (Col.) explained. A. A. Allen 40-43

Observations on adult Fiery Clearwing Pyropteron chrysidiformis (Esper) (Lep.:Sesiidae) in south-west France. Michael and Brenda Marney 43-44

Book Reviews and notices:

Die Oecophoridae s. l. (Lepidoptera) Mitteleuropas by Zdenko Tokár, Alexandr Lvovsky and Peter Huemer 45

Butterflies of West Africa by Torben B. Larsen 46-47

Subscriber notices:

Contents and Special Index 2005 48

2006 Subscriptions 48