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contents - volume 117 (part 4)

Published 25th July 2005

Peer-reviewed Papers:

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Changes in the names of British microlepidoptera. John R. Langmaid and David J.L.Agassiz 143-147

Occurrence of the Eucalyptus psyllid Ctenarytaina eucalypti (Maskell) (Hom.:Psylloidea) and its parasitoid Psyllaephagus pilosus Noyes (Hym.: Encyrtidae) in the Isle of Man. Fred D. Bennett 159-163

Two new records of microlepidoptera from Bedfordshire - Caloptilia falconipennella (Hb.) and Eucosma tripoliana (Barrett), and the confirmation of one from a hundred years ago. David V. Manning and Ian P. Woiwood 147

The Sub-angled Wave Scopula nigropunctata Hufn. (Lep.: Geometridae): A first for the Channel Islands. Philip J.L. Gould 148

A hitherto unrecorded larval food plant of the Marsh Fritillary Euphydras aurinia (Rottemburg) (Lep.: Nymphalidae). Michael J. Skelton 148

Opostega spatulella H.-S. (Lep.: Opostegidae) in Essex. Brian Goodey 149

Female sex bias in captive-bred March Moth Alsophila aescularia (D.&S.) (Lep.:Geometridae). Roy Leverton 150

Alternative to a nectar source for a thirsty Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria L. (Lep.: Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). R.L.H. Dennis 150

Rearing Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis (Haw.) (Lep.: Psychidae). Ian Sims 151-158

Biston strataria Hufn. (Lep.: Geometridae): Melanic forms in north-west Kent .B.K. West 158

Rannoch Sprawler Brachionycha nubeculosa (Esp.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) sitting in full sun. Roy Leverton 163-165

A new county record: a Silky Wainscot Chilodes maritimus Tausch. (Lep.: Noctuidae) in Cardiganshire (Ceredigion). Philip J.L. Gould 165

A brachypronotal example of Tetrix ceperoi Bolivar (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) at Dungeness. John Paul 166-167

Trichopria nigra (Nees) (Hym.: Diapriidae) reared from Sturmia bella (Meigen) (Dipt.: Tachinidae) - a new host record. David R. Nash 167-168

Conistra rubiginea (D.&S.) (Lep.: Noctuidae): A newcomer to Kent. B.K. West 168

A new site for Melitaea arduinna (Esper) (Lep.: Nymphalidae) in Bulgaria. Michael J.Skelton 168-169

Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stt.) (Lep.: Gracillariidae) - a first description of the larva. Rob Edmunds 169

Hazards of butterfly collecting: Some sticks have fallen over the road. Omo Forest,Nigeria, June 1967. Torben B. Larsen 171-173

A few moths (Lepidoptera) of note from Monks Wood National Nature Reserve, Huntingdonshire (VC 31). Philip J.L. Gould 173-174

Acronicta rumicis L. (Lep.: Noctuidae) extreme melanic ab. lugubris Schultz in Kent, and continued decline in melanism. B.K. West 174-175

Retreats for Peacock Butterflies Inachis io L. (Lep.: Nymphalidae) in changing weather conditions. R.L.H. Dennis 175

'Birching' for moths. Barry Henwood, Steve Hatch and Roy McCormick 175-176

Two noteworthy very late-flying moth (Lepidoptera) records from Rothamsted Insect Survey light-traps, 2004. Philip J.L. Gould 176

Further reports of Cheilomenes lunata (Fab.) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in Britain, winter 2001-2002. Paul Mabbott 176-177

The Devon Carpet Lampropteryx otregiata Metc. (Lep.: Geometridae), a first for Leicestershire. Philip J.L. Gould 177

Separation of Red Twin-spot Xanthorhoe spadicearia (D.&S.) and Dark-barred Twinspot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata (Cl.) (Lep.: Geometridae). Colin W. Plant 177-180

Book Reviews:

The Geometrid Moths of Europe Volume 2 Sterrhinae by Axel Hausmann 180-182