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Unique WCP identifier: WCP5114.5621
Manuscript by Wallace, Alfred Russel
Dated: [not recorded]
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Notes on Curculionidae
Sing. = Singapore
31. On Timber
95. 96. On felled trees in hot sunshine: fly quick.
98 to 111. On leaves. 108 Selenum Caterpillar
112 to 115. Under bark & on leaves.
116 to 120 On leaves.
120. 121. Under bark.
139. On a leaf.
275 to 277. On timbers 278. Under bark.
311 -- 316. On leaves. 317 -- 321. Under bark.
[2 words illeg.]
342. On timber. 377 to 380. About timber in forest.
381. 382. 384. On leaves.
383. 385 to 412. On timber. 459. On foliage.
[2 words illeg.]
463 to 468. About timber. 474 to 481. Ab[ou]t timber.
485 to 487. d[itt]o. d[itt]o. 520. 526. On timber.
585. to 599. Under logs & about fallen timber 618. d[itt]o
596 [2 words illeg.]
782 to 790. On leaves, fly slowly.
794. [1 letter illeg.] . yellow powdered .
Sar. = Sarawak.
57. Mecopus. On timber in sunshine.
[5 words illeg.]
111. 112. In cocoa nut stems.
384. Feigns death when touched.
397. Fly very swiftly in sunshine.
[2 words illeg.]
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413 to 416. Under fallen timber, sluggish & seldom fly.
417 -- 427. About timber, seldom fly.
565. On leaf. 900. on fallen tree.
1019. Under logs.
1087. Sitting at base of a leaf, hidden.
1088. On a leaf.
1443. 1444. On timber.
1461. Sitting erect on a leaf.
omphagus oratus
Aru Islands
51. On foliage. 52. Entry holes in leaves.
53. Arachnobas gazella... Appearance and motion of spider on
edge of leaves moving rapidly beneath when approached.
54. Under fallen trees, inactive.
55. On foliage, inactive.
56. Under rotten timber, flees readily.
Maccassar .
136 -- 137. On foliage.
138. About newly cut palm stems.
289. On foliage. 295. 296. On foliage.
338. d[itt]o. d[itt]o. 350. d[itt]o.
[[3]]
Ternate
10 to 14. On fresh cut sticks of a Bombaceous shrub [2 words
illeg.]
15. On fresh cut stem. 16. On foliage, walk on edge of leaves,
cling fiercely, do not drop or fly.
Gilolo .
27. On bamboos.
[3 words illeg.]
Dorey .
19. On foliage.
41. Buff powdered, on herbaceous plants.
42. Under rotten bark.
43. White powdered, on foliage, herbaceous & shrubby
56. On foliage.
113. On fallen timber, fall as dead when disturbed <female>
bores holes in bark.
180. On dead tree, contracts legs & falls.
[2 words illeg.]
208. On foliage.
219. On foliage of Capsicum.
[2 words illeg.]
226. Under rotten bark
227. On dead trunk
233. On bark of same colour & appearance.
[2 words illeg.]
240 -- 241. On foliage.
265. In crack of a dead creeper.
269. Under timber. 270. Boring hole in timber.
[3 words illeg.]
291. Under rotten timber.
298. Dark Ochre powdered, on herbaceous plants.
299. On trunk of cocoa nut tree.
377. On foliage.
[[4]] Ceraru
26. Under rotten trunks.
Waigion
12. <Culandra>. In axils of a spiral Bromeliaceous plant .
[2 words illeg.]
Balchian
14. On large leaves, turn round the edge like Arachnobas
36. On foliage, sluggish. [2 words illeg.]
40. [1 word illeg.] ? on foliage in forest, falls dead when
disturbed.
54. On leaf of tall shroud.
55. On cut tree in forest. [2 words illeg.]
56. On foliage of tall herbaceous plants in forest.
67. Cut flowers of palm. 68. Under bark.
78. On end of dead twig, resembling a mouldy knot. Apries
eremita
84. Under bark. 85. dead leaves.
101. On leaf of forest tree [2 words illeg.]
114. Under rotten trunk. 119. Under loose rotten bark
132. 133. Under bark of fallen trees.
150. Under rotten bark.
Menado
5. On cut rattan in forest.
31. Calandra, On stone in middle of M[oun]t[ai]n Stream.
38. On midrib of palm leaf.
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