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contents - volume 115 (part 3)

Published 25th May 2003

Peer-reviewed Papers:

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Interpreting a species list: An analysis of the macro-moths recorded at a Banffshire site, 1990-2002. R. Leverton 97-104
Xanthandrus comtus (Harris) (Dip.: Syrphidae) new to the Isle of Man and with new prey records. Fred D. Bennett & Steven M. Crellin  105-108

Records of gall midges (Dipt.: Cecidomyiidae) from the Isle of Man. K. M. Harris & F. D. Bennett 109-115

Epichoristodes acerbella (Walker) (Lep.: Tortricidae). the first occurrence of a wild-caught moth in Great Britain. Steven Nash & Martin Corley Plate A, 119-121

Sturmia bella (Meigen) (Dipt.: Tachinidae) and the strand that is not silk. Eligiusz Baumgart, Donald L .J. Quicke & Mark R. Shaw  Plate F, 127-129

A week's mothing in Bulgaria, with six species of Lepidoptera new to the Bulgarian fauna. Colin W. Plant, Duncan Fraser & Lance Gorman 131-143


Stratiomys longicornis (Scopoli) (Dipt.: Stratiomyidae) in East Sussex, VC 14. Laurence Clemons 108

Discovery of a new site for the White-mantled Wainscot Archanara neurica (Hb.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) in Suffolk. Tony Prichard 116

Pyrrhalta viburni (Paykull) (Col.: Chrysomelidae) breeding on Viburnum tinus. P. F. Whitehead 117-118

A December record of Wesmaelius subnebulosus (Stephens) (Neur.: Hemerobiidae) in Hertfordshire. Tom & Janet Gladwin 118

Parasitoids Homolobus annulicornis (Nees) (Hym.: Braconidae) and Eumea linearicornis (Zetterstedt) (Dipt.: Tachinidae) reared from larvae of the white-spotted pinion moth Cosmia diffinis (l) (Lep.: Noctuidae), with notes on habitat. Paul Waring  Plates B - E 123-126

On the doubtful Moray record of Lepyrus capucinus (Schaller) (Col.: Curculionidae). A. A. Allen 126

Five micro-moth species new to Glamorgan. Martin J. White129

The continuing spread of Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger) (Lep: Gracillariidae) - a first record for VC 12. Rob Edmunds 130

Two new Irish moths. J. B. Higgott and C. A. Mackie 130

Hazards of butterfly collecting. Getting back was the real problem - Andaman Islands, 1988. Torben B. Larsen 144-145

Dorycera graminum (Fabricius) (Dipt.: Ulidiidae) in Kent - an update. Laurence Clemons 145-146

A record of the Buff Footman Eilema depressa Esper (Lep.: Arctiidae) from Killarney, Co. Kerry. Michael O’Sullivan 146-147

Stomorhina lunata (Fabr.) (Dipt.: Calliphoridae) in north-west Kent. Laurence Clemons 147-148

The Dusky Hook-tip Drepana curvatula (Borkh.) (Lep.: Drepanidae) new to the Isle of Wight. Sam Knill-Jones 148

Dryophthorus corticalis (Payk.) (Col.: Curculionidae) found continuously at Windsor. A. A. Allen 149

The generic names of the British Hydradephaga (Coleoptera) explained. A. A. Allen 149

Subscriber Notices:

British leaf mining fauna - a new web site describing the leaf miners found in Britain. Barry Dickerson, Rob Edmunds, Martin Ellis, Ian Kimber, David Manning & Paul Talbot 122

Request for specimens of scalloped hazel moth Odontopera bidentata (Cl.) (Geometridae). Colin W. Plant 152

 Book Reviews:

The smaller moths of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. part 1: Micropterigidae to Scythrididae by Michael Harper and Tony Simpson 150-151

The butterflies of Colchester and north-east Essex by Ted Benton, Joe Firmin and Ian Rose 151-152