INSECTS COPRINA (continued) Aphodius pusillus, Herbst. In dung, stack and hedge refuse and moss. Sutton Park ; Knowle (Blatch) merdarius, F. In dung ; spring to autumn ; all localities inquinatus, F. In dung and under loose bark ; spring to autumn ; all localities tessulatus, Payk. In dry cow-dung ; winter and early spring. Sutton Park (Blatch) conspurcatus, L. In dry cow-dung ; spring to autumn. Sutton Park (Blatch) sticticus, Panz. One specimen in dung at Knowle, August, 1899 punctato-sulcatus, Stm. In dung, hot- beds and moss ; all seasons ; abun- dant everywhere prodromus, Brahm. Habitats and localities same as the preceding contaminatus, Herbst. In dung ; spring to autumn. Knowle ; Sutton (Blatch) luridus, F. In sheep-dung, etc. ; all seasons. Sutton Park (Blatch), Stratford-on-Avon (Bloom) rufipes, L. In dung, moss, hotbeds and under bones ; all seasons ; abundant in all localities depressus, Kug. In dung ; all seasons. Button Park (Blatch) Geotrupes typhaeus, L. Sandy places in dung ; spring to autumn. Knowle ; Sutton (Blatch), Coleshill spiniger, Marsh. In dung in all loca- lities ; spring to autumn - stercorarius, L. In all localities ; spring to autumn - sylvaticus, Panz. In dung in all loca- lities ; spring to autumn vernalis, L. All seasons ; found in dung in all parts of the district Trox sabulosus, L. In dry carcases and skins of animals. Sutton Park MELOLONTHINA Hoplia philanthus, Fttss. In old willows and other trees and shrubs ; spring and summer. Knowle (Blatch), Soli- bull Serica brunnea, McL. Under bark and at ' sugar,' also attracted by ' light ' ; spring and summer ; all localities Rhizotrogus solstitialis, Latr. Flying at dusk about trees. Stratford-on-Avon (Bloom) Melolontha vulgaris, F. On oaks and other trees ; spring and summer. Only too plentiful everywhere RUTELINA Phyllopertha horticola, L. Abundant in flowery meadows in May and June. In all localities CETONIINA Cetonia aurata, L. On various flowers, especially roses and lilies ; summer. Knowle (Blatch) BUPRESTID^E Agrilus laticornis, 111. On young oaks, hazels, birches and other trees in and near woods ; spring to autumn. Sutton Park (Blatch), Knowle angustulus, III. Habitats and localities same as the preceding Trachys troglodytes, Gyll. On flowers and marshy meadows in May. Knowle THROSCID.E Throscus dermestoides, L. By beating birch trees ; spring to autumn. Knowle carinifrons, Bour. Beaten from sallows. Knowle EUCNEMID^E Melasis buprestoides, L. In decaying logs and old fences. Sutton Park (Blatch), Knowle ELATERID^ Lacon murinus, L. Under turf, under stones and by sweeping ; all seasons ; all localities Cryptohypnus riparius, F. At the roots of plants and in refuse in marshy places ; all seasons ; all localities quadripustulatus, F. Under stones and at roots of plants or margins of streams ; all seasons. Knowle (Blatch), Salford Priors dermestoides, Herbst. Habitats and localities same as the preceding quadriguttatus, Lap. Found with the preceding and in the same localities Elater balteatus, L. In decaying birch trees ; all seasons. Sutton (Blatch) nigrinus, Payk. Under bark of decay- ing pines, etc. Knowle Melanotus rufipes, Herbst. In decaying wood ; all seasons ; abundant every- where rufipes var. castanipes, Payk. Beech log. Knowle Athous niger, L. On bracken and by sweeping in meadows, etc. ; spring to autumn ; found throughout the district III
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