. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT—No. 31, 89. sometimes it has a prominent spine arising from the middle. In some families more than one spine arises from the presternum. The top and sides of the prothorax are covered by one continuous saddle-shaped piece, called the pronotum. The ridge along the. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Massachusetts Agricultural College; Massachusetts
RMRMAM14. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT—No. 31, 89. sometimes it has a prominent spine arising from the middle. In some families more than one spine arises from the presternum. The top and sides of the prothorax are covered by one continuous saddle-shaped piece, called the pronotum. The ridge along the. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Massachusetts Agricultural College; Massachusetts
. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT —No. '31 95. Orthoptera which have eyes. The sense of feeling probably exists over the surface of the body to a slight degree, but to a very great degree in the palpi and antennae.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Massachusetts Agricultural College; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station. Ann
RMRMAKTJ. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT —No. '31 95. Orthoptera which have eyes. The sense of feeling probably exists over the surface of the body to a slight degree, but to a very great degree in the palpi and antennae.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Massachusetts Agricultural College; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station. Ann
. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT—No. 31. 121 Pronotum with a more or less flattened disk, the sides somewhat compressed, the front margin truncate, the hind margin obtuse angled or obtusely rounded; the three carinae usually distinct, but not elevated; the median straight, entire ; the lateral straight or curved inward at or in advance of the middle. Wings and wing covers sometimes abbreviated, sometimes as long or longer than the abdomen, generally narrow. Prosternum unarmed, narrow. The species may be separated as follows : — j Wing covers unspotted curtipennis
RMRMAKMP. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT—No. 31. 121 Pronotum with a more or less flattened disk, the sides somewhat compressed, the front margin truncate, the hind margin obtuse angled or obtusely rounded; the three carinae usually distinct, but not elevated; the median straight, entire ; the lateral straight or curved inward at or in advance of the middle. Wings and wing covers sometimes abbreviated, sometimes as long or longer than the abdomen, generally narrow. Prosternum unarmed, narrow. The species may be separated as follows : — j Wing covers unspotted curtipennis
. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT —No. 31. 101 Palpi filiform, slightly elongated, the last joint not dilated. Antennae very long and tapering. Pronotum elongated, very narrow, contracted in front, with the hinder border nearly straight. Wing covers large, reaching beyond the end of the abdomen. Wings often prolonged. Legs slender, and moderately long. Tibiae all longer than the femora, those of the first two pairs with- out spurs at the end; the first pair somewhat dilated above the middle, where they are provided with a little " drum" or auditory sac o
RMRMAKRJ. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT —No. 31. 101 Palpi filiform, slightly elongated, the last joint not dilated. Antennae very long and tapering. Pronotum elongated, very narrow, contracted in front, with the hinder border nearly straight. Wing covers large, reaching beyond the end of the abdomen. Wings often prolonged. Legs slender, and moderately long. Tibiae all longer than the femora, those of the first two pairs with- out spurs at the end; the first pair somewhat dilated above the middle, where they are provided with a little " drum" or auditory sac o
. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT —No. 31 111. with dirt mixed with this fluid, which forms a mass nearly im- pervious to water, after it hardens. See Fig. 11. The number of eggs deposited by the different species varies con- siderably, some laying only twenty- five or thirty in one mass, but deposit- ing several masses, while others, as the reel-winged grass- hopper (Hippiscus tuberculatus), cle- posit all, to the number of 125 or 130, in one mass. The different species vary also in the selection of places for depositing their eggs ; some species may frequently b
RMRMAKPG. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT —No. 31 111. with dirt mixed with this fluid, which forms a mass nearly im- pervious to water, after it hardens. See Fig. 11. The number of eggs deposited by the different species varies con- siderably, some laying only twenty- five or thirty in one mass, but deposit- ing several masses, while others, as the reel-winged grass- hopper (Hippiscus tuberculatus), cle- posit all, to the number of 125 or 130, in one mass. The different species vary also in the selection of places for depositing their eggs ; some species may frequently b
. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888. "J PUBLIC DOCUMENT — No. 31. 133 Batrachidea carinata. Scudder. The head much as in B. cristata, with the eyes slightly larger and more prominent; the median carina of the pronotum sharp, regularly arched, the pronotum extending backward quite a dis- tance behind the tip of the abdomen, a little upturned towards the tip, with slightly longer wings ; the lateral grooves are narrower and less distinct than in B. cristata, and the upper surface is more coarsely scabrous than in that species ; markings the same as in B. cristata. Length of body,
RMRMAR4C. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888. "J PUBLIC DOCUMENT — No. 31. 133 Batrachidea carinata. Scudder. The head much as in B. cristata, with the eyes slightly larger and more prominent; the median carina of the pronotum sharp, regularly arched, the pronotum extending backward quite a dis- tance behind the tip of the abdomen, a little upturned towards the tip, with slightly longer wings ; the lateral grooves are narrower and less distinct than in B. cristata, and the upper surface is more coarsely scabrous than in that species ; markings the same as in B. cristata. Length of body,
. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT —No. 31. 125 tinct but broken, very slightly curved; hind margin of pronotum forming a right angle ; wing covers reaching but little beyond the end of the abdomen. Encoptolophus sordidus. Burmeister. The Clouded Grasshopper. (Fig. 16.) Dusky brown; wing covers pale, clouded, and spotted with brown; wings transparent, dusky at tip, with a dark brown line on the front margin ; hind tibiae brown, with darker spines, and a broad whitish ring below the knees. Length, about one inch. Genus Camnula. Stal (1873). Head compressed ; antenna
RMRMAKJ6. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT —No. 31. 125 tinct but broken, very slightly curved; hind margin of pronotum forming a right angle ; wing covers reaching but little beyond the end of the abdomen. Encoptolophus sordidus. Burmeister. The Clouded Grasshopper. (Fig. 16.) Dusky brown; wing covers pale, clouded, and spotted with brown; wings transparent, dusky at tip, with a dark brown line on the front margin ; hind tibiae brown, with darker spines, and a broad whitish ring below the knees. Length, about one inch. Genus Camnula. Stal (1873). Head compressed ; antenna
. Annual report. Agricultural education. PUBLIC DOCUMENT. No. 31. TWENTY-FIFTH ANNUAL EE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS Agricultural College. JANUARY, 1888. BOSTON : WRIGHT & POTTER PRINTING CO., STATE PRINTERS, 18 Post Office Square. 1888.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Massachusetts Agricultural College; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station. Annual report
RMRMAM2G. Annual report. Agricultural education. PUBLIC DOCUMENT. No. 31. TWENTY-FIFTH ANNUAL EE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS Agricultural College. JANUARY, 1888. BOSTON : WRIGHT & POTTER PRINTING CO., STATE PRINTERS, 18 Post Office Square. 1888.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Massachusetts Agricultural College; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station; Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station. Annual report