RECORD: WSPEC099. Stevens, Samuel. 1857. [Exhibition of a box of Lepidoptera taken at Sarawak by Mr Wallace]. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London, in the Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (new series) 4: 38.

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

[page] 38

[Session of the Entomological Society of London, 5 January 1857]

Mr. Stevens exhibited a box of Lepidoptera, chiefly Pyralidae, taken at Sarawak by Mr. Wallace, amongst which was a beautiful species of Cerura, allied to C.liturata of India; a singular Bombyx, allied to the Megasoma pardale of Java; and several Pyralidae, remarkable for the extraordinary development of the palpi, in one species the terminal joint of the palpi being turned back over the head of the insect, and equal in length to the abdomen.

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