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Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Singular Movements of the Goat Moth
Source: The Verulam   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Method of Killing Insects for Collectors
Person: RICORD, M.   
Source: Bulletin Universel   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Showers of Blood explained. [Miraculous folk-tales of showers of blood conjectured to be the red excrement of newly-emerged butterflies and moths]

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 488, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Ornithology   Entomology   Ecology   
Topic: The Swallow Louse. [Anecdote of washing a swallow infested by Craterina Hirundinis]
Person: REDI   HEROD   LINNAEUS   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Cold Scorpions. [Alleged Italian tradition of cooling beds by placing scorpions between the sheets]
Person: NAUDE   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Death instinctively counterfeited. [Tendency of some insects to feign death when they are in danger]
Person: DE GEER   SMELLIE   KIRBY   SPENCER   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Meteorology, Para 5
Category: Entomology   Bees   
Topic: Bees mistaken in their Prognostications of the Weather. [Swarming confined to sunny conditions, with the exception of a case described by Reaumur]
Person: REAUMUR   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Bees   Literature   
Topic: Echoes not Injurious to Bees. [Mr. White of Selbourne contradicts Virgil]
Person: VIRGIL   WHITE, Gilbert (of Selbourne)   
Source: Virgil: Georgics   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Bees   
Topic: Bees of Chamouni. [The bees, which leave their hives on the first spring day, cannot predict a probable change of weather. Many die]
Person: SAUSSURE   
Source: Saussure: Voyages dans les Alpes   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: The Hop-fly

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   Agriculture   
Topic: The Turnip Fly. [Protecting turnip crops from Haltica Nemorum by sowing alternate rows of common turnip seed and Swedish turnip seed. The fly prefers common turnip]
Person: POPPY, Mr.   
Institution: Highland Society   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Do Insects feel pain?

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Cannibal Insects

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Perspiration of Insects. [Insects do sweat, as proved by the fact of their weight loss and the experiments of Reaunuvo who collected the fluid]
Person: REAUNUVO   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Paper made by Wasps. [Wasps reinforce their nests with fibres of wood stuck together by a glue from their mouth]

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Cry of the Death`s Head Moth. [Experiments made by Passerini, "not having before his eyes any fears of a charge of cruelty", discover a cavity in the head of the moth. Dumeril then discovers a "drum skin" stretched over the cavity"]
Person: PASSERINI, M.   DUMERIL, M.   
Institution: Museum of Natural History, Florence   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Folklore   Burial   
Topic: Tomb Flies. [Legend of white flies issuing from the body of St. Narcis at Gerona during the war of the French with Pedro of Arragon. White flies also found during the building of the New Church at Lewes, upon a skeleton buried in a lead coffin for sixty years]
Person: ARRAGON, Pedro of   NARCIS, St.   TOMICH, Pere   
Source: Pere Tomich, ff. 39   Monthly Magazine   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 700, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Folklore   
Topic: Flies wanting in Attica, Etc. [Flies dislike the scent of thyme according to the ancients. Redi disproves this]
Person: PLINY   ZEZES   GLYCAS   REDI   
Source: Pliny: Natural History   Glycas: Annals of Greece   Redi: Experimenta Generationis Insectorum   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Depredations on Bee-Hives. [The other insects which live in bee-hives: wasps, hornets, death`s head hawkmoths (Acherontia Atropos) and the smaller moths (Tineae and Tortrices)]

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: The Hessian Fly. [Its extensive destruction of the wheat crops of North America]
Person: BANKES, Sir Joseph   SCORBY, Rev. Mr.   SAY   
Source: Loudon`s Magazine of Natural History   Philadelphia Journal   

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 780, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Forceps of the Earwig. [Main, of Chelsea, suggests that the forked pincers at the tail of the earwig are for folding its wings. Dufour suggests, in a paper, that the pincers are for defence and attack]
Person: MAIN, Mr. J.   DUFOUR, M.   
Source: Annales des Sciences Naturelles   

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 780, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   Bees   
Topic: Bees in Dead Carcasses.--Sampson`s Lion, Etc. [Bees, in fact, abhor carrion, though they may inhabit a skeleton]
Person: ARISTOTLE   PLINY   MOUFFET   BOCHART   HERODOTUS   HIPPOCRATES   REDI   ALBERGOTTO   
Source: Redi: Experimenta Generationis Insectorum   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 810, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Entomology   
Topic: A Sucking Butterfly. [The parts of insects are not well understood because of their smallness and lack of similarity with vertebrate parts. The butterfly seems to discharge a drop of liquid with which to dissolve sugar; the house-fly does not seem to eject liquid]
Person: REAUMUR   LAMARCK   KIRBY   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   Zoology   Reptiles   Religion   
Topic: King Solomon`s Spider. [Is the spider mentioned in King Solomon`s Proverbs really a lizard, the Lacerta agilis of Linnaeus?]
Person: BOCHART   SOLOMON, King   HOME, Sir E.   PAXTON, Professor   
Source: Old Testament: Proverbs xxx. 28   Bochart`s Hieroz, part ii.   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   Food   
Topic: The Locust. [Used as food in Persia and Arabia]
Source: Forbes`s Oriental Memoirs   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Irish Gnats. [Gnats were a greater nuisance in Ireland than rebels and outlaws, according to the poet Spenser]
Person: SPENSER, Edmund   
Source: Spenser`s View of Ireland   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   
Topic: The Light of the Glow-Worm. [A wounded glow-worm seems to become more luminous than before]
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Herpetology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Entomology   Medicine   Morbid Anatomy   
Topic: The Worm of Corruption. [What kind of animals were the maggots and small red worms found in the partially disintegrated remains of the patriot Hampden?]
Person: HAMPDEN   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 6
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Migration of Butterflies. [Immense column of Painted Lady butterflies (usually solitary), all flying north, seen in the Swiss Canton de Vaud. A similar occurrence noted at the end of the eighteenth century in Turin]
Person: WOLFF, Madame de Meuron   LINNAEUS   BONELLI, Prof.   LOCKE   
Source: Mem. de la Societe de Phys., and Hist. Nat. de Geneve   
Institution: Societe de Phys. and Hist. Nat. de Geneve   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 7
Category: Entomology   Christian Religion   Bees   
Topic: Honey in Rocks. [The passage in the Bible is borne out by the caves of Salsette and Elephanta which are colonised by bees]
Source: Forbes`s Oriental Memoirs   Old Testament: Deuteronomy xxxii.   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 13
Category: Zoology   Ecology   Chiroptera   Entomology   
Topic: Bats in Winter. [Temperature at which gnats and their predators, bats, become active in winter. The Athenaeum finds information in a work by Aikin questionable]
Source: Aikin: Natural History of the Year   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Elephants   Entomology   Ecology   
Topic: Contrivance of the Elephant and Rhinoceros. [The elephant and rhinoceros roll themselves in mud to obtain a protective coating against insects. Is the wallowing of the pig for a similar purpose?]
Person: CLAIRVILLE   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 5
Category: Entomology   Ecology   
Topic: Utility of Insects. [Insects of the orders Diptera and Coleoptera particularly, clean up dead carcases and the surrounding air]

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 7
Category: Entomology   Literature   
Topic: Eyes of the Whirl-Wig. [The Gyrinus natator has two sets of eyes, one for seeing under the water and the other, above]

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 77, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Antiquities), Para 1
Category: Entomology   Archaeology   Social Anthropology   Burial   Egypt   
Topic: Insects in a Mummy. [Figeac found dead coleopterous insects "of a fine rose colour, in all its brilliancy" in the hand of the mummy. The eggs must have been laid during the embalming process]
Person: FIGEAC, M. (of Grenoble)   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 5
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Winter Insects. [Some gnats, moths and caterpillars survive the winter]
Source: Companion to the Almanac   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 5
Category: Entomology   Christian Religion   
Topic: Multiplication of Insects. [Experiment upon the eggs of the lime-tree tussock moth which shows what prolific breeders insects are. The most fertile animals, however, are flies.] We are lost when we reflect that God has created in the first of these animals a principle sufficing to supply a production for several thousand generations of this nature, which will continue to succeed each other unto the end of the world
Person: LYONNET   

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 5
Category: Entomology   Lepidoptera   
Topic: The Ghost Moth

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 271, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   Lepidoptera   
Topic: [The territorial tendencies of garden butterflies: an unnamed white, (possibly the large white), the "little argus", (possibly the holly blue), and the papilio phlaeas]

Issue: 081, 13/05/29 p. 297
Heading: Arachne -- A Meditation
Category: Entomology   Ecology   Natural History   
Topic: [Anonymous eulogistic tract, marvelling at spiders and finally suggesting the ascendancy of insects over mankind]
Person: ARISTOTLE   BENTHAM   RALEIGH   WORDSWORTH   MAHOMET   LUTHER   SOCRATES   TIMUR   ARCHIMEDES   

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 431, Section: Varieties
Heading: Insects in Amber and Copal, Para 2
Category: Zoology   Zoogeography   Entomology   
Topic: Treatise on the Insects in Copal, with descriptions of several new genera and species found in that substance. [Some insects are more widely distributed than has previously been believed]
Source: Transactions of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Stockholm, for 1825   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: Moths, Para 1
Category: Zoology   Entomology   Animal Habits, Behaviour   
Topic: [A description of the habits of clothes moths and how to prevent them by using camphor or other strong-smelling substances]

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282-283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. Sitting of the 12th April
Category: Botany   Trees   Chemistry   Icthyology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Textiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [1. Milk-tree found at Demerara. 2. Germination of the Nepenthe. 3. Properties of a Sal Gemma. 4. Influence of Water on the Respiration of Fishes. 5. The Bombyx of the ancients. 6. Annual volume of the Board of Longitude. 7. The difference of opinion between St. Hilaire and Cuvier on "the theory of analogy"]
Person: DELESSERT   SMITH (of Edinburgh)   HUMBOLDT   ARNOT, M.   WALLICH, Dr. Nathaniel   ARAGO, M.   DUMAS, M.   BOUE, M.   FLEURENS, M.   LATREILLE   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   East India Company   Botanical Gardens, Calcutta   Board of Longitude   
Letter[s], 12/04/1830
Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 430
Heading: New Food for Silk Worms, Para 13
Category: Entomology   Botany   Ecology   Animal Husbandry   Animal Produce   
Topic: [According to Clara Girodin, silkworms can feed just as successfully on the leaves of Scorsonera as they can on white mulberry leaves]
Person: GIRODIN, Clara   BOSC   
Institution: Royal Society, Lille   

Issue: 146, 14/08/30 p. 511
Heading: Instinct.--Smell, Para 8
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Entomology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: [How important is the sense of smell in animal behaviour?]
Source: British Naturalist   

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 527
Heading: The Scorpion-Spider, Para 9
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Medicine   Toxicology   
Topic: [The poisonousness of the "Phalangium araneoides" of Linnaeus. Its confusion with the "genuine tarantula" in the works of "the ancient writers"]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: A Scientific Harvest, Para 11
Category: Botany   Classification   Mineralogy   Zoology   Entomology   
Topic: [A quotation from Von Humboldt on Hemprich and Ehrenberg`s travels.] "They collected as if collecting alone had been the object of their pursuits..." [Numbers and types of specimens]
Person: HUMBOLDT   HEMPRICH   EHRENBERG   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 900-901
Heading: British Insects
Category: Entomology   
Title: Illustrations of British Entomology; or, a Synopsis of Indigenous Insects; containing their generic and specific Distinctions, with an Account of their Metamorphoses, Times of Appearance, Localities, Food, and Economy, as far as practicable
Author: STEPHENS, James Francis   
Attribution: Member of the Zoological Society

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 675-676
Heading: Insect Architecture
Category: Education   Communication   Entomology   Bees   
Title: The Family Library, No. VII.: History of Insects. Volume I

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 675-676
Heading: Insect Architecture
Category: Education   Communication   Entomology   Bees   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge: Vol. 3--Part 1. Insect Architecture
Institution: Society of Entertaining Knowledge   

Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 6-8
Heading: Insect Architecture
Category: Zoology   Entomology   Arachnida   Popularization Of Science   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge. Volume III. Part II. Insect Architecture
1829
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