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contents - volume 118 (part 5)
Published 25th September 2006

Peer-reviewed Papers:

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Emmelina argoteles (Meyrick, 1922) (Lep: Pterophoridae) - a newly recognised British Plume Moth 195-197

The earlt stages of Elachista nobilella Zeller (Lep.:Elachistidae) 198-199

Trichopsomyia lucida (Dipter:Syrphidae): An addition to the British list, and its segregation from related species 203-206

A Supplement to "Types of Balkan Butterflies in the collection of the Natural History Museum, London" (Lepidoptera:Papilionoidea) 207-209


Editorial Notice: An outbreak of the Oak Processionary moth Thaumetopoea processionea (L.) (Lep.: Thaumetopoeidae) in south-west London 193

Male genitalia in Dioryctria abietella (D. & S.), D. simplicella Hein. and D. syvestrella (Ratzvurg) (Lep.: Pyralidae). Richard Dickson 194

First record of a grasshopper, Myrmeleotettix maculatus (Thunb.) (Orth.: Acrididae), from the Isle of Lewis. John Paul 199

Etiella zinckenella (Tr.) (Lep.: Pyralidae) in North London: Fifth and sixth British records. M. J. Ashby200-201

Eupithecia ultimaria Boisd. (Geometridae), Cryphia algae Fabr. (Noctuidae) and Hypena obsitalis Hb. (Noctuidae): Lepidoptera apparently breeding in Devon. Roy McCormick 202

The Scarce Hook-tip Sabra harpagula Esp. (Lep.: Drepanidae), new to The Channel Islands. Philip J. L. Gould 202

Black Hairstreak Satyrium pruni, L., (Lep.: Lycaenidae) courtship behaviour. Vince Lea 209-210

Do all Glow-worms light up early? K. P. Bland 210-211

News on the conservation of some moths listed in UK Biodiversity Action Plan and some other nationally scarce moths in 2005. Paul Waring 211-218

Hazards of butterfly collecting. Butterflies of Egypt, 1970-87. Torben B. Larsen 219-221

A further note on the Sandhill Rustic Luperina nickerlii Freyer (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and its capacity to survive under sea water, with a note on the Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea (D. & S.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and other species. Adrian Spalding 221-224

Simulium (Nevermannia) cryophilum (Rubtsov) (Dip.: Simuliidae) discovered at high tide mark in Fife. John C. Day224-225

Is Spatalistis bifasciana (Hb.) (Lep. Tortricidae) associated with Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa? Mark Parsons 225-226

Unusual flight time of the Sword-grass Xylena exoleta (L.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) in Perthshire. Philip J. L. Gould 226

Late-flying Silver-ground Carpets Xanthorhoe montanata D. & S. (Lep.: Geometridae) in Scotland - evidence of a second generation? Philip J. L. Gould 227

The Mocha Cyclophora annularia Fabr. (annulata Schultze) (Lep.: Geometridae): new to Middlesex, but not quite re-found in Hertfordshire. Colin W. Plant 277-278

Aberrant Blood-vein Timandra comae Peters (Lep.: Geometridae) in Carmarthenshire. Philip J. L. Gould 228

Further evidence of a second of generation of Chrysoteuchia culmella (L.) (Lep.: Pyralidae) in Hertfordshire. Philip J. L. Gould 228-229

Marbled Beauty Cryphia domestica Hufn. 9Lep.: Noctuidae): a very early record in Staffordshire. Jan Koryszko 229

The Ant-lion Euroleon nostris (Fourcroy) (Neur.: Myrmeleontidae) in North Norfolk. Roger Northfield 229-230

Jersey Tigers Euplagia quadripunctaria (Poda) (Lep.: Artiidae) in south-east London. Colin W. Plant 231

Records of mountain butterflies in Eastern Turkey, July 1997. Andrew Wakeham- Dawson 232-238

Book Reviews:

The Aurelian’s fireside companion: An entomological anthology by Michael A. Salmon and Peter J. Edwards 239

The larger moths of Warwickshire by David C. G. Brown 240