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S016    Periodical contribution:     Wallace, A. R. 1855. Description of a new species of Ornithoptera: Ornithoptera brookiana, Wallace. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London 1854-1855: 104-105.   Text   Image   PDF
Wallace Online [page] 104 The following was read at the April meeting:— Description of a New Species of Ornithoptera. ORNITHOPTERA BROOKIANA. Wallace. Expansion 6½ inches. Wings very much elongated; black, with a horizontal band of brilliant silky green. On the upper side this band is formed of seven spots [page] 10
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WSPEC096    Periodical contribution:     Stevens, Samuel. 1855. [Exhibition of Ornithoptera Brookiana, captured in Borneo by Mr Wallace]. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London, in the Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (new series) 3: 95.   Text   Image   PDF
Wallace Online [page] 95 [Session of the Entomological Society of London, 4 June 1855] Mr. Stevens exhibited a splendid specimen of Ornithoptera Brookiana, the new species recently captured in Borneo by Mr. Wallace, and of which the description was read at the April Meeting of this Society
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S025    Periodical contribution:     Wallace, A. R. 1856. Observations on the zoology of Borneo. Zoologist 14 (164): 5113-5117.   Text   Image   PDF
. The diurnal Lepidoptera are comparatively few and uninteresting, most of the species being also found in Java and Malacca: there are, however, a few striking exceptions among the larger species; Papilio Payeni, Bois., P. Neptunus, Guer., a new species allied to P. Codrus, and the magnificent Ornithoptera Brookiana, are the most remarkable; and there is also a sufficient sprinkling of the small Lycænidæ and Erycinidæ to show that many other fine things may be expected when the interior shall be
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WSPEC145    Periodical contribution:     Verloren, M.C. 1860. [Report of a visit to London]. Verslag van den zestienden Algemeene Vergadering der Nederlandsche Entomologische Vereeniging gehouden bij Leiden den 4de Augustus 1860. [Report on the 16th General Meeting of the Dutch Entomological Society held near Leiden on 4 August 1860]: 30-39   Text   PDF
collection of Boisduval in Paris, hitherto thought to be the richest, includes only 2890 species of diurnal butterflies. The speaker was fascinated by some curious varieties of hermaphrodites. ... p. [38] Both Mr Hewitson and Mr Smith at the British Museum showed the Speaker, as a great rarity, some examples of Ornithoptera Brookiana, Wallace, which butterflies were sent by Wallace from Sumatra, and were named and described by him in Illustrations of new Species of Exotic Butterflies, selected chiefly
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John van Wyhe, ed. 2012-. Wallace Online (http://wallace-online.org/) National University of Singapore