RECORD: WSPEC097. Stevens, Samuel. 1856. [Extract from a letter received from Mr Wallace written from Lombock]. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London, in the Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (new series) 4: 34.

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

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[Session of the Entomological Society of London, 3 November 1856]

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Mr. Stevens read an extract from a letter received by him from Mr. A.R. Wallace, written from Lombock, in which he remarked the paucity of insects of all orders in that locality, attributable to the greater part of the island being now devoted to the cultivation of rice.

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