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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 48

No. 1

Page

The Birds of the Mishmi Hills. By Salim Ali and S.

Dillon Ripley. ( With a map> 1 coloured and 4 black and

white plates') , 1

Astanmarg. By Lt.-Col. R. S. P. Bates, m.b.o.u„ i.a. (Retd.).

( With lour plates) 38

Marine Fisheries of Kodinar in Kathiawar. By T. V. R. Pillay, b.sc. (With a map , 1 sketch and 2 photo- graphs) 47

More Butterflies of the Arakan Coast. By Major

A. M. Emmet, m.a., m.b.e. ... ... ... 62

Some Suggestions for Entomological Work in India.

By D. G. Sevastopulo, f.r.e.s 75

The Birds of the Punjab Salt Range (Pakistan). By H. W. Waite, c.i.e., m.b.o.u. (With a map and two

plates) 93

Sciaenids of the West Coast of Madras Province. By P. K. Jacob, b.a., m.sc. (With 1 plate and 1 text-

iigure) 118

Jungle Memories, Part I Tiger. By Lt.-Col. E. G. Phythian-Adams, o.b.e., f.z.s., i.a. (Retd.). ( With two

plates) . 125

A Note on the Food Habits of Three Kingfishers occurring on Singapore Island. By C. A. Gibson-

Hill, M.A., m.b.o.u. (With two text-figures) 146

Some Observations on the Habits of Hippocampus guttu- latus Cuvier, reared in the Marine Biological Station, West Hill. By P. K. Jacob, b.a., m.sc. and A. D. Isaac Rajendran, b.sc. (Hons.). (With a text-

figure) 153

rrichogvammatoidea nana Zehnt. (Hym. Chalcidoidea)

An Egg Parasite of the Sugar-cane Borer Argyria stidicraspis Hampson : A New Record from South

India. By M C. Cherian and V. Margabandhu.,,,. 157

CONTENTS OF VOLUME 4$

i v

Page

Natural History of the Gizzard-Shad Anodontostoma chacunda (Ham. Buch.) and its Fishery on? the West Coast of Madras Province. By P. K. Jacob, b.a.}

m.sc 159

An Abnormal Form of Lac Cell and its earliest

Illustration. By S. Mahdihassan. {With a plate) 161

Reviews :

L Proceedings of the Zoological Society of Bengal,

Vol. I, No. 1, March, 1948 164

2. Bibliography of Homoptera auchenorhyncha.

(S. Mahdihassan) 164

3. Circumventing the Mahseer and other Sporting

Fish in India and Burma (R.W.B.) 165

Obituary Notices :

T. R. D. Bell... 167

Capt. G. C. Shortridge 171

Miscellaneous Notes :

1. Black Leopard Cubs. {With a photo.) By E. P.

Gee....... 173

2. A Tale of Many Tigers. By Editors 175

3. * Death Cry of Tiger. By Lt.-Col. R. W.

Burton 176

4. Mammals of South Tinnevelly Madras Province.

By C. G. Webb-Peploe 180

5. Death Cry in Animals. By A. St. J. Macdonald. 181

6. Funeral of a Weasel. By H. B. McCann 182

7. Dog-Fox Crosses. By Lt.-Col, R. W. Burton... 183

8. Occurrence of the Large Himalayan Malkoha

[ Rhopodytes t. tristis (Less.)] in Khulna Sun- derbans. By Satya Churn Law, m.a., ph.D.,

F.N.1 183

9. Green Pigeon in a Swamp. By A. St. J.

Macdonald 184

10. Arrival of Wagtails in Madura District, South

India. By A. F. Hutton 185

11. Morning and Evening Song of Birds. By Samsar

Chand Koul 185

12. Some Interesting Birds of the Gir and Girnar,

Kathiawar. By K. S. Dharmakumarsinhji... 187

13. Remarks on * Aggressive Demonstration by

Russell’s Viper \ By V. M. Vasu '..... 190

CONTENTS OF VOLUME 48 v

Page

14. Development of Fisheries of the Periyar Lake.

By P. I. Chacko 191

15. ‘Termite Fungi’. By Editors 192

16. Introduction of Foreign Insects with Imported

Grains, By K. N. Trehan and S. V. Pingle. 192

1 7. On the Occurrence of White Rust on Amaranihus

polygamies Linn. By Asok Kumar Kar 197

18. Freak Shots. By Humayun Abdulali 198

Appeal :

International Depot of Microscopic Preparations of

Cytology. By Profs. P. Martens and P. Vayssiere...... 200

No. 2

Jungle Memories, Part II Elephants. By Lt.-Col.

E. G. Phythian-Adams, o.b.e., f.z.s., i.a. (Retd.). ( With 2 plates) 201

Notes on the Nesting Habits of Seven Representative Tropical Sea Birds. By C. A. Gibson-Hill, m.a.,

m.b.o.u. (With 5 plates ) 214

The Indian Caddis Flies ( Trichoptera ). Part IX. By the

late Martin E. Mosely, f.r.e.s., f.z.s. ( With 14 plates')... 236 The Nilgiris Revisited. By M. A. Wynter-Blyth, m.a.,

f.r.e.s. ( With a map and 2 plates) 246

The Bionomics of Ribbon Fishes ( Trichiurus spp.) and their Fishery on the West Coast of Madras Province. By

P. K. Jacob, b.a., m.sc. ( With a text-figure) 261

A Supplementary List of the Food-Plants of the Indian Bombycidae, Agaristidae and Noctuidae.

By D. G. Sevastopulo, f.r.e.s 265

Artificial Key to the Papilionaceae of Bombay

Province. By H. Santapau, s.j 277

Wild Life Reserves in India : Bihar Province. By

Jamal Ara. ( With a map and 2 tables) 283

Preservation of Wild Life in India : By Lt.-Col. R. W.

Burton, i.a. (Retd.) 290

Microcos blattaefolia (Corner) Seshagiri Rao, Nov. Comb.

By R. Seshagiri Rao 300

The Study of Indian Molluscs, Part 1. By James

Hornell, f.l.s., f.r.a.i. (With 28 text-figures') 303

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 48

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Identity of Microbracon brevicovnis Wesm. and Microbvacon

hebetor Say. By M. C. Cherian and V. Margabandhu 335

Sweet Flag (. Acorus calamus)— A Potential Source of

Valuable Insecticide. By T. V. Subramaniam, b.a.... 338

Reviews :

1. Journal of the Zoological Society of India, Vol. I,

No. 1. (S.M.) 342

2. Wildlife for America: The Story of Wildlife Conser-

vation. (S.A.)..... 343

3. Adventures with a Naturalist. (H.A.) 344

4. The Parasitic Cuckoos of Africa. (S.A.) 344

5. Animal Encyclopaedia (Mammals). (H.A.) 316

Obituary Notices:—

C. G. Webb-Peploe.. 347

F. E. Bharucha 347

James Hornell 348

Prof. J. F. R. D’Almeida 351

Miscellaneous Notes :

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

Tiger eating Panther ? By Lt.-Col. E. G. Phythian-

Adams

Charge by unwounded Bison. By Lt.-Col. E. G.

Phythian-Adams

Death Cry of Tiger. By Lt.-Col. E. G.

Phy thian- Adams

Feeding habits of the Nilgiri Marten [Charronia gwatkinsi (Horsfield)]. By A. F. Hutton...

4 An Elephant 170 years old.’ By N. G. Pillai...

A Whale near Bombay. By N. G. Pillai

Unrecorded nesting sites of the Grey-headed Flycatcher \Culicicapa ceylonensis ceylo?iensis (Swainson)]. By Chas. M. Inglis, f.z.s.,

Nightjars. By W. W. A. Phillips

Luminiscent Owls. By Humayun Abdulali

Wilson’s Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites oceanicus) in the

Gulf of Aden. By A. G. S. Bryson

Occurrence of the Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus (Latham) in Bombay. By Mrs. Kay Nixon Blundell...,...,, ......

353

353

354

355

356 358

359

35S

361

362

364

CONTENTS OF VOLUME 48 vii

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12. Occurrence of the White-fronted Goose Anser

albitrons Scop, in Orissa. By L. A. Craven... 365

13. The Bronze-capped Teal in Assam. By J. C.

Higgins 366

14. The Tufted Duck [Ay thy a iuligula (Linn.)] :

An interesting addition to the avifauna of Ceylon. By W. W. A, Phillips...... 367

15. The Great Crested Grebe [Podiceps cris talus

(Linn.)] in Orissa. By H. G. Alexander 367

16. The Birds of Delhi and District. By E. C.

Benthall and H. G. Alexander 368

17. The Dawn Chorus in India. By P. I. R. Maclaren,

m.b.o.u 372

18. Bird notes from Kutch. By Maharao Madansinhji. 373

19. Herpetological observations in Assam and Bengal

(1944). By J. D. Romer, f.z.s 374

20. Extension of Range of the Earth Snake Uropeltis

rubrolineatus (Gunther). By Salim Ali 376

21. Freshwater Shark (Wallagonia attu) swallowing

a Coot. By R. S. Cooper 377

22. Accidental asphyxiation of a Fringe-lipped Carp

( Labeo fimbriatus). By K. H. Alikunhi 377

23. The butterfly genus Delias . By D. G. Sevasto-

pulo, f.r.e.s 378

24. Additional notes on Arakan butterflies. By John

C. Gladman, b.sc 379

25. The butterfly Danans chrysippus in Calcutta.

By S. Percy -Lancaster...... 381

26. Chironomid midges in Southern Tibet. {With

a photograph ). By P. I. R. Maclaren 381

27. Bee vs. Scorpion. By Lt.-Col. E. G. Phythian-

Adams........ 382

Catalogue of Books in the Society’s Library, Part II, Birds... 383

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

VOLUME 48

Nos, 1

Page

Abdul. ali, Humayun, Freak Shots ... 198

Luminiscent Owls... 361

Alexander, H. G., The Great

Crested Grebe [ Podiceps cris - talus (Linn.)] in Orissa ... 367

see Benthall, E. C.

Ali, SAlim and Ripley,

S. Dillon, The Birds of the Mishmi Hills. (With a map ,

1 coloured and 4 black and

white plates) 1

Ali, SAlim, Extension of Range of the Earth Snake Uropeltis rubrolineatus (Gunther) ... 376

Alikunhi, K. H., Accidental asphyxiation of a Fringe-lipp- ed Carp (Labeo fimbriatus) ... 377

Ara, Jamal, Wild Life Reserves in India : Bihar Province.

( With a map and two tables ) . 283

Bates, Lt.-Col. R. S. P., m.b.o.u., i. (Retd.), Astan- marg. ( With 4 plates) ... 38

Benthall, E. C., k.c.s.i. and Alexander, H. G., ‘The Birds of Delhi and District.’ 358

Blundell, (Mrs.) Kay Nixon, Occurrence of the Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus (Latham)

in Bombay 364

Bryson, A. G. S., Wilson’s Storm-Petrel (Oceanites ocea- nicus) in the Gulf of Aden ... 362

Burton, Lt.-Col. R. W., i.a. (Retd.), * Death Cry of Tiger 176

Dog-Fox Crosses. 183

Preservation of

Wild Life in India: Supple- ment to the article published in Vol. 47, pp. 602-622 of this journal ... 290

and 2

Page

Chacko, P. I., Development of Fisheries of the PeriyarLake. 191 Cherian, M. C. and Marga- bandhu, V,, Trichogrammat- oidea nana Zehnt. (Hym. Chalcidoidea) An Egg Para- site of the Sugar-cane Borer Argyria sticticraspis Hamp- son : A New Record from

South India 157

Identity of Micro -

bracon brevicornis Wesm. and Microbracon hebetor

Say 335

Cooper, R. S., Freshwater Shark (Wallagonia attu) swallowing

a Coot 377

Craven, L. A., Occurrence of the White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons Scop. in

Orissa 365

Dharmakumarsinhji, K. S.,

Some Interesting Birds of the Gir and Girnar, Kathiawar ... 187

Editor.s, A Tale of Many

Tigers 175

‘Termite Fungi ... 192

Emmet, Major A. M., m.a. m.b.e., More Butterflies of the

Arakan Coast 62

Gee, E. P., Black Leopard Cubs

( With a photo) 173

Gibson-Hill, C. A., m.a., m.b. o.u., A Note on the Food Habits of Three Kingfishers Occurring on Singapore Island. {With 2 text- figures) 146

Notes on the

Nesting Habits of Seven

Representative Tropical Sea Birds. (With 5 plates) ... 214

LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

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Page |

Gladman, John C., b.sc., Ad- ditional notes on Arakan

Butterflies 379

Higgins, J. C., The Bronze-cap- ped Teal in Assam 366

Hornell, James, f.l.s., f.r.

a. i. (Deceased), The Study of Indian Molluscs, Part I.

( With 28 text -figures) ... 303

Hutton, A. F., Feeding habits of the Nilgiri Marten \Charro- nia gwatkinsi (Horsfield)] ... 355

Arrival of Wag- tails in Madura District, South

India 185

1NGLIS, CHAS. M., F.Z.S., B.E.M.

b. o.u., Unrecorded nesting sites of the Grey-headed Fly- catcher \Culicicapa ceylonen-

sis ceylonensis (Swainson)] ... 359

Jacob, P. K., b.a., m.sc., Sciae- nids of the West Coast of Madras Province. ( With one plate and one text-figure) ... 118

Natural History of

the Gizzard-Shad Anodontos- toma chacunda (Ham. Buch.) and its Fishery on the West Coast of Madras Province ... 159

The Bionomics of

Ribbon Fishes ( Trichiurus) and their Fishery on the West Coast of Madras Province.

( With a text- figure) ... 261

and Rajendran,

A. D. Isaac, b.sc. (Hons.),

Some Observations on the Habits of Hippocampus guttulatus Cuvier, reared in the Marine Biological Station,

West Hill. ( With a text-

figure) 153

Kar, Asok Kumar, On the Occurrence of White Rust on Amar ant hus poly gamus Linn. 197 Koul, Samsar Chand, Morn- ing and Evening Song of

Birds 185

Law, Satya Churn, m.a., ph.D., f.n.i., Occurrence of the Large Himalayan Malkoha

Page

[. Rhopodytes t. tristis (Less.)] in Khulna Sunderbans ... 183

Macdonald, A. St. J., Death-

Cry in Animals 181

* Green Pigeon

in a Swamp 184

Maclaren, P. I. R., m. B.O.U.,

The Dawn Chorus in India... 372

Chironomid

Midges in Southern Tibet.

( With a photograph) 381

Madansinhji, Maharao, Bird

Notes from Kutch 373

Mahdihassan, S., An Abnormal Form of Lac Cell and its earl- iest illustration. ( With a

Plate) 161

Margabandhu, V.,see Cheri- an, M. C.

McCann, H. B., Funeral of a

Weasel 133

Mosely, The late Martin E., f.r.e.s., f.z.s., The Indian Caddis Flies {Trichopetra) ,

Part IX. {With 14 plates) ... 236

Percy- Lancaster, S.,The but- terfly Danaus chrysippus in

Calcutta 38I

Phillips, W.W.A., Nightjars... 359

The Tufted

Duck [ Ay thy a fuligula (Linn.)]: An interesting addi- tion to the avifauna of Ceylon . 367

Pillay, T. V. R., B.SC., Marine Fisheries of Kodinar in Kathiawar ( With a map , one sketch and two photographs) . 47

Pillai, N. G. , ‘An Elephant

170 years old 356

A Whale

near Bombay 358

Pingle, S. V., see Trehan, K.N. Phythian-A d a ms, Lt.-Col.

E.G., o.b.e., f.z.s. , i.a. (Re- tired), Jungle Memories,

Part I— Tiger {With two

plates) 125

Jungle Memories,

Part II Elephants. {With 2 plates) 201

LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

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Page

Phythian-A dams, Lt.-Col.

E. G., o.b.e., f.z.s. , I. A. (Re-

tired), Tiger eating Panther

353 j

Charge by Un-

wounded Bison

353

Death Cry of

Tiger

354

Bee vs. Scorpion...

382

Rajendran, A. D. Isaac, b.sc. (Hons.), see Jacob, P. K., b.a., m.sc.

Rao, R. Seshagiri, Microcos blattaefolia (Corner) Seshagiri Rao, Nov. Comb. ( With a

text-figure )

Ripley, S. Dillon, see Ali, SXlim.

Romer, J. D., f.z.s., Herpeto- logical Observations in Assam

and Bengal (1944)

Santafau, H., s.j., Artificial Key to the Papilionaceae of

Bombay Province

Sevastopulo, D. G., f.r.e.s. Some Suggestions for Ento- mological Work in India

Sevastopulo, D. G., f.r.e.s., A Supplementary List of the Food-Plants of the Indian Bombycidae, Agaristidae and

Noctuidae

The butterfly

genus Delias

Subram aniam, T. V., b.a., Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ) A Potential Source of Valua- ble Insecticide

Trehan, K. N. and Pingle, S. V., Introduction of Foreign Insects with imported Grains.

! Vasu, V. M., Remarks on 300 ! ‘Aggressive Demonstration

! by Russell’s Viper

Waite, H. W., c.i.e., m.b.o.u., The Birds of The Punjab Salt Range, (Pakistan) . ( With ; a map and two plates ) j Webb- Peploe, C.G., Mammals of South Tinnevelly, Madras

j Province

277 | Wynter-Blyth, M. A., m.a. (Cantab.), f.r.e.s., The Nil- giris Revisited. ( With a map 75 I and two plates )

Page

265

378

338

192

190

93

180

246

LIST OF PLATES VOLUME 48 Nos. 1 and 2

Page

The Birds of Mishmi Hills.

Coloured Plate. A New Wren from the Mishmi Hills, Assam.

Spelaeornis badeigularis Ripley Plate I. Dry river bed in forest, Tezu |

The Lohlt river at Tezu 1

Plate II. Undergrowth of brackens and tree ferns on steep hill-1 side, Dening

The troublesome nettle Laportia crenulata /

Plate III. Secondary shrub jungle on overgrown cultivation j clearing, Dening (Dr. Ripley in centre)

Dense evergreen undergrowth, Tezu j

Plate IV. Makeshift bamboo bridge on the trail to Dreyi j

Astanmarg. Plate I.

Plate II.

The expedition’s camp in a river bed

A male Blue-fronted Redstart about to feed a young Asiatic Cuckoo

A Hume’s Willow-Warbler, well above its normal \ altitude, had built amongst juniper roots >

A Hodgson’s Pipit leaving its nest 1

Plate III. Cortusa matthioli , a striking cerise flower burdened with a particularly ugly English name, Bear’s-ear Sanicle. Plate IV. Androsace of two kinds grew cheek by jowl on the same rock, the tall A. sarmentosa, shown here, and the small-lea ved A. microphylla Marine Fisheries of Kodinar in Kathiawar.

Plate I. Muldwarka hodi used by kharvas for fishing in') Kodinar coastal waters. I

Vanakbara hodi used for hilsa and pomfret fishing f by Machhiaras. j

The Birds of the Punjab Salt Range, (Pakistan) .

Plate I. Sakesar from Uchhali )

Kallar Kahar Lake )

Plate II. Near Nurpur )

Between Nurpur and Lilia J Sciaenids of the West Coast of Madras Province.

Plate. Ololithus ruber (Bl. and Schn.) ...

Jungle Memories. Part 1 Tiger.

Plate I. A tigress changing covert

Plate II. The Dodakatte tigress. * She was a full grown tigress')

but rather lanky I

In the Kundahs. “Rolling grassy downs interrupted j by wooded ravines locally known as ‘sholas ’.”

An abnormal form of Lac Cell and its earliest illustration.

Plate. Fig. 1. Stick lac illustrated by Garcia-Clusius in 1567 1.

Encrustation of L. commufiis on Z. jujuba

Fig. 2. Fig. 3. Fig. 4.

Fresh stick lac of L, communis on Ficus mysorenis J

1

4

5

6 7

40

41

44

45

50

94

95

118

128

129

162

LIST OF PLATES

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Obituary.

The late T. R. D. Bell, c.i.e., i.f.s. (Retd.) Jungle Memories. Part II Elephants.

Plate I. Tusker and Family Plate II. The Cradle Tusker \

A Tusker scents danger J

Notes on the Nesting Habits of Seven Representative Tropical Sea Birds.

Plate I. Chick of the Common Noddy, aged about 23 days with adult bird.

Chick of the White Tern, aged about 35 days.

Plate II. Chick of the Brown Booby, aged about 4 days •)

Chick of the Brown Booby, aged about 65 days J Plate III. Chick of the Red- footed Booby, aged about 42 days Chick of the Least Frigate-bird, aged about 20 days with an adult male.

Plate IV. Chick of the Christmas Island Frigate-bird, aged about 55 days.

Male Least Frigate-bird, with pouch distended.

Plate V. Young chick of the Red-tailed Tropic-bird, aged about 15 days with an adult bird.

Chick of the Red-tailed Tropic-bird, aged about 60 days The Indian Caddis Flies ( Trichoptera ),

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206

207

216

217

226

227

232

Plate I. Figs. 1-7. Adinar thrum iamb a sp. n. 1. $ head from side. 2. £ wings. 3. £ genitalia, lateral.

4. £ genitalia, dorsal. 5. ninth segment and inferior appendages, ventral. 6. 2 wings. 7. £ genitalia, ventral ... 236

Plate II. Figs. 8-13. Adinarthrum kursenm sp. n. 8. head from side. 9. anterior tibia of type.

10. wings. 11. genitalia, lateral. 12. geni- talia, dorsal. 13. penis and sheaths,

dorsal ... ... ... 237

Plate III. Figs. 14-19. Adinarthrum moulmina sp. n. <$. 14. base of antenna from side. 15. maxillary palpus, lateral. 16. wings. 17. genitalia, lateral. 18. genitalia, dorsal. 19. penis and sheaths dorsal ... ... 238

Plate IV. Figs. 20-24. Adinarthrum taunggya sp. n. rf. 20. base of antenna from side. 21. anterior wing.

22. genitalia, lateral. 23. genitalia,

dorsal. 24. penis and sheaths, dorsal... Bet. 238/9 Plate V. Figs. 25-31. Agoerodes convolution sp. n. 25. winged.

26. base of antenna from side. 27. maxil- lary and labial palpi, lateral. 28. geni- talia, lateral. 29. genitalia, dorsal.

30. penis and sheaths, lateral. 31. penis

and sheaths, dorsal Bet. 238/9

Plate VI. Figs. 32-35. Agoerodes differens sp. n. J. 32. wings.

33. genitalia, lateral. 34. genitalia, dorsal.

35. penis and sheaths, dorsal

239

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Page

Plate VII. Figs. 36-42. Agoerodes fusca sp. n. 36. wings.

37. base of antenna from above. 38. maxillary palpus from in front. 39. labial palpus, lateral. 40. genitalia, lateral.

41. genitalia, dorsal. 42. penis and sheaths, dorsal ... 240

Plate VIII. Figs. 43-47. Agoerodes malaisei $ p. n. 43. base of antenna from side. 44. maxillary and labial palpi, lateral. 45. wings. 46. geni- talia, lateral. 47. genitalia, dorsal ... 24

Plate IX. Figs. 48-53. Agoerodes margula sp. n. 48. head, lateral. 49. wings. 50. genitalia, lateral.

51. ninth segment and dorsal plate,

dorsal. 52. ninth segment, inferior appendages, penis and sheaths, ventral.

53. apex of penis from behind ... 242

Plate X. Figs. 54-59. Agoerodes orient dlis sp. n. <$. 54. wings.

55. maxillary and labial palpi, lateral.

56. base of antenna from side. 57. geni- talia, lateral. 58. genitalia, dorsal.

59. genitalia, ventral, dorsal plate

omitted ... ... Bet. 242/3

Plate XI. Figs. 60-65. Agoerodes sika sp. n. 60. base of

antenna, lateral. 61. maxillary and labial palpi, lateral. 62. wings. 63. genitalia, lateral. 64. genitalia, dorsal. 65. ninth segment and inferior appendages,

ventral ... ... Bet. 242/3

Plate XII. Figs. 66-71. Agoerodes simnlans sp. n. <$. 66. wings.

67. base of antenna, lateral. 68. maxil- lary palpus, from in front. 69. labial palpus, lateral. 70. genitalia, lateral.

71. ninth tergite and dorsal plate, dorsal 243 Plate XIII. Figs. 72-78. Agoerodes squamosa sp. n. <$, 72. wings.

73. base of antenna, lateral. 74. maxil- lary palpus from in front. 75. labial

palpus, lateral. 76. genitalia, lateral.

77. genitalia, dorsal. 78. penis and sheaths, dorsal ... ... 244

Plate XIV. Figs. 79-84. Agoerodes volutum sp. n. 79. wings.

80. base of antenna, lateral. 81. maxil- lary and labial palpi, lateral. 82. geni- talia, lateral. 83. genitalia, dorsal.

84. penis sheaths, dorsal ... 245

The Nilgiris Revisited.

Plate I. The old Calicut Road near Bangi Tappal ... 250

Plate II. Hodgson’s Hut j

Typical Shola formation J. 251

The Green Keelback

Hatpin flowers ( Eriocaulon ) J

INDEX TO ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME 48

Adinarthrum iamba Plate I

Nos.

Page

236

Adinarthrum kurseum Plate II

237

Adinarthrum moulmina Plate III ...

23S

Adimrthrum taunggya Plate IV ...

bet. 238/239

Agoerodes convolutum Plate V ...

bet. 238/239

Agoerodes differens Plate VI ...

239

Agoerodes fusca

Plate VII ...

240

Agoerodes malaisei Plate VIII

241

Agoerodes margula Plate IX ...

242

Agoerodes orientalis Plate X ...

bet. 242/3

Agoerodes sika

Plate XI ...

bet. 242/3

Agoerodes simulans Plate XII ...

243

Agoerodes squamosa Plate XIII

244

Agoerodes volulum Plate XIV

245

Alcedo atthis bengalensis Text fig. 1

... 150/151

Androsace ( A . sarmentosa &

A. microphylla) growing

together on the same rock.

Plate IV ...

45

1 & 2

Pags

Bell, The lateT. R. D., c.i.e., i.f.s. (RetdJ

Plate ... ... 168

Bihar, Map showing Wild Life Reserves ... ... 284

The Birds of the Mishmi Hills.

Coloured Plate ... 1

Map ... ... 2

Diagram : Geogra-

phical Influence on Mishmi Fauna ... 4

Plate I ... 4

Plate II ... 5

Plate III ... 6

Plate IV ... 7

The Birds of the Punjab Salt Range, (Pakistan). Map... 93

Sakesar from Uchhali.

Kallar Kahar Lake.

Plate I ... ... 94

Near Nurpur. Between Nurpur and Lilia.

Plate II 95

Calicut Road near Bangi

Tappal, The old

Plate I ... ... 250

Cellana (A common Indian

Limpet).

Text fig. 1 ... 305

Chironomid Midges in Southern Tibet.

Photograph ... 382

Cortusa matthioli

Plate III ... 44

Anous stolidus pileatus (Chick aged about 23 days with adult bird).

Plate I ... 216

Anthus roseatus

Plate II ... 41

Babylonia spirata (1. Crawl- ing over sand. 2. Oral view of shell of).

Text figs. 22 & 23 ...

Cypraea annulus

Text fig. 17 ... 322

Entomological Work, Sugges- tions for

Mating between a Homozy- gote and a Heterozygote.

Text figs. 1 & 2 ... 84

Epitonium (A Wentle-trap Shell)

330

Text fig. 16

321

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Eriocaulon (Hatpin flowers)

Plate II ... 251

Fasciolaria , Shell of a typical

Text fig. 21 ... 329

Fregata andrewsi (Chick aged about 55 days)

Plate IV 227

Fregata ariel

Plate III. Chick aged about 20 days with an adult male ... 226

Plate IV. Male with pouch distended ... 227

Gygis alba monte ( Chick aged about 35 days)

Plate I ... ... 216

Halcyon chloris humii

Text fig. 2 ...150 & 151

Halcyon smyrnensis fuse a

Text fig. 3 ••• 150&151

Hippocampus gutiulatus

Text fig. ... ^53

Hodgson’s Hut

Plate II ... ... 251

lanthina with its frothy float attached to the foot, Living appearance

Text fig. 15 ... 321

lanthina roseola

Text fig. 14 ... 320

Jew Fish on the West Coast (1925-45), Chart showing the landings of

Text fig. ... 320

Jungle Memories, Part I—

Tiger.

Plate I 128

Platell ... ... 12S

Jungle Memories, Part II— Elephants.

Plate I 206

Platell ... ... 207

Keelback, The Green

Plate II 251

Lakshadia communis on Ficus mysorensis

Plate, fig. 4 .. 162

Lakshadia communis on Z. jujuba

Plate, figs. 2 & 3 ... 162

Lambis chiragra, Growth

changes in the shell of Text fig.9,A,B,C,D

Lambis lambis

Text fig. 8

Laportia crenulata Plate II ...

Leopard Cubs, Black Photo

Magilus , showing the larval form of the shell (B), and the abnormal form assumed when adult (A)

Text fig. 28

Marine Fisheries of Kodinar in Kathiwar Map

A Gholu Jal ’in operation Text fig.

Muldwarka hodi and Vana-kbara hodi Plate I

Microcos blattae folia (Corner) Seshagiri Rao, Nov. Comb. Text fig. ...

Murexy Egg capsule of a Text fig. 25

Mur ex palma-rosae Text fig. 24

Murex tenuispina Text fig. 24

Natica (1) Showing the Shell sunk within the lobes of the foot. (2) seen crawling, View from above

Text figs. 11 & 12 ...

(3) Egg-ribbon of Text fig. 13

Nilgiri Plateau

Sketch map

Otolithus ruber Plate

Phaethon rubricauda westralis (Young chick aged about 15 days with an adult bird and chick aged about 60 days)

Plate V ...

Phoenicians frontalis about to feed a young Cuculus canorous telephonus Plate I

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50

300

332

332

322

319

320 246 118

232

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Phylloscopus inornatus humei Plate II ...

Pila globosa

Text figs. 3 & 4

Potamid.es cingulalus Text fig. 5, A

Pot amides pal ustris

Text fig. 5, B

Pyrula ficus

Text fig. 19

Rap ana bulbosa

Text fig. 27

Ribbon Fish, (1925-45), Chart showing landings of Text fig. 1

Shola formation, Typical Plate II

Spelaeornis badeigularis Ripley Coloured Plate

Stick lac illustrated by Garcia- Clusius in 1567 Plate, fig. 1

41

311

312

312

323

333

263

251

1

162

Strom bus canarium Text fig. 7

Sula leucogaster plotus (Chicks aged about 4 and 65 days)

Plate II

Sula sula rubripes (Chick aged about 42 days )

Plate III

Telescopium tetescopium Text fig. 5, C

Thais bufo

Text fig. 26, B

Tibia curta

Text fig. 10

Tonna dolium

Text fig. 18

Turbo argyrostomus Text fig. 2

Vermetus (The Worm Shell) Text fig. 6

Xancus pyrum , with its egg capsule

Text fig. 20

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226

312 333 317 322 308

313

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INDEX OF SPECIES

abadiei

abalone ...

Abisara echerius angulata

Abroscopus albogularjs albogularis. .

.. , davogularis

superciliaris drasticus ...

277

267,

268, 274 257

Abrus

precatorius

Abutilon avicennae

bidentatum

indicum

Acacia

arabica ...

. catechu ...

dealbata

decurrens

farnesiana

melanoxylon

modesta ...

Acanthis cannabina fringillirostris

Acartia spp.

Accipiter nisus melanoschistus

Aceros nipalensis

Acetes ... '

Achaea janata

achetes

Acontia intersepta

malvae

transversa

Acorus

- calam us

Acridotheres ( crista tellus) fuscus ...

Jginginianus

. t. tristis

tristis tristis 35, 102,

... 338, 339, 340

icrobasis obliqua

Lcrocephalus agricola

dumetorum

stentoreus brunnescens

100,

100,

100,

icronicta indica

pruinosa

rubiginosa

,ctias selene ictinodura

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, 280 276 275

274

273

275 268

, 275 , 266 246

274 260

95 103 160 111 15 52 274 82 274 274 274 , 341 338 35 102 188 186 335

370

371 186 271 271 271 269

29

Actinodura egertoni lewisi

Actitis hypoleueos

Adhatoda vasica

Adinarthrum

iamba

kurseum

moulmina

taunggya

Adisura atkinsoni

Adolias khasiana intermedia ... Adollas dirtea jadeltina

Adonis chrysocyathus

Adris tyrannus

Aegithaliscus sp.

Aegithina tiphia humei

. tiphia

Aegocera venulia

aegyptica, (S.)

aequabilis, (C. macrurus) Aeromachus py gmaeus Aeschynomene

Aesculus indica

Aethiopsar fuscus

Aethopyga nipalensis koelzi ...

saturata saturata ...

affinis, (M.)

Aglais urticae

Agoerodes

convolutum

differens

fusca

malaisei

margula

orientalis

sika ...

simulans

squamosa

volutum

Agrobates galactotes familiaris

Alaemon alaudipes

Alauda arvensis

cinerascens ...

- gulgula australis

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12, 115 95 236

236

237

238

239 273

69

66

39

275

33 188

20 271 271 360 67 278 267 188 4, 34

34 14

108 77, 91 239

239

240

240

241

241

242

243

243

244 244 100 169 371 105 259

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Albara argenticeps

albicollis

albi ventre Albizzia procera ...

stipulata

albosuperciliaris Albugo sp. alcanor ...

Alcedo atthis

147, 151,

bengalensis. 15, 108, 146,

pallasii

Alectoris graeca koriakovi Alcippe castaneicepscastaneiceps

cinerea

collaris

- - nipalensis commoda

poiocephala ...

- rufogularis rufogularis

alcippoides

alcippus

alexis, (H. alexis)

Alhagi

Allotinus horsfieldii continentalis

Alnus nitidus

Alseodaphne owdenii

semicarpifolia

Alseonax ruficaudus

Alsocomus pun ice us

Altha melanopsis

nivea

Alysicarpus

Amandava amandava ...

amantes

Amaranthus

- polygamus

Amaryllidaceae

Amata cyssea

passalis

superbius

Amathina

tricostata

Amatissa cuprea

moorei

Amathusia phidippus friderici

Amaurornis

Ambassis spp

Ambly podia agaba agaba

alea alea

amantes amantes

- ...... centaurus centaurus

-diardi

Page j 269 j 88 23 I 273 275 31 198 67

152, 189 150, 151 186

... 122

29

... 7, 29 2

30 30 30 88

87, 381 67

... 280

70

... 267

... 267

... 268 33

... 285

... 270

... 270

277, 281 ... 372

66

... 197

197, 198 ... 271

... 266 ... 266 ... 265

... 318

... 318

... 270

... 270

69 18

... 263

66

71 66 66 71

PAGk

Amblypodia epimuta elsiei

... 71

eumolphus eumolphus .

... 71

khamti

66 t

perimuta perimuta

... 71

Ammomanes deserti phoenicuroides

... 106

phoenicura phoenicura. 106

Ammoperdix griseogularis

griseogularis

... 112

Ampelopsis sp

... 269