RECORD: WSPEC095. Stevens, Samuel. 1855. [Reading of a letter received from Mr Wallace in Borneo]. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London, in the Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (new series) 3: 87.

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, 05.2012. RN1.

[page] 86

[Session of the Entomological Society of London, 2 April 1855]

[page] 87

Mr. Stevens read an extract from a letter received from Mr. Wallace, in Borneo, in which he stated that he had taken about 700 Micro-Lepidoptera, among which are some extraordinary developments of palpi, &c. He finds these small moths come in abundance to a lamp, on dark, wet nights, and in the wet season he is sure he could get thousands of them.

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