The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma

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    THE present volume includes the Pyralidæ, and an appendix to the earlier families of moths, thus completing the review of all the Indian moths, except the Tortrices, Tineæ and Plume Moths. The total number of species regarded as valid, exclusive of races or subspecies (many of which latter, it is reasonable to surmise, may hereafter be proved to be specifically distinct from the forms with which they are at present associated), amounts to 5618. The next volume of the “Fauna,” it is announced by the editor, will likewise be devoted to insects, and will commence the series of descriptions of Indian Hymenoptera with those of the bees and wasps, by Lieut.-Colonel C. T. Bingham.

    The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma.

    Published under the authority of the Secretary of State for India. Edited by W. T. Blanford. Moths. Volume IV. By Sir G. F. Hampson, Bart. Pp. xxviii + 594. 8vo. (London: Taylor and Francis, 1896.)

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    The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Nature 55, 245–246 (1897) doi:10.1038/055245a0

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