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INSECTS Melofi proscarabaeus, L. In sandy places ; spring ; occurs in suitable spots throughout the midlands proscarabaeus var. cyaneus, Muls. Spring. Button Park (Blatch) violaceus, Marsh. On heaths, com- mons, etc. ; spring. Knowle ; Sutton (Blatch) cicatricosus, Leach. Stratford-on-Avon (Bloom) Sitaris muralis, Forst. In and near bees' nests (Anthophora). This species has been recorded from ' Warwick- shire ' by Stephens. ANTHRIBID^E Brachytarsus varius, F. In dead wood and on old trees, etc. ; summer. Knowle (Blatch) Platyrrhinus latirostris, F. In fungus (Sphaeria, etc.), on ash trees ; spring. Salford Priors (Blatch) Choragus sheppardi, Kirby. On old trees, twigs and stumps ; summer. Salford Priors (Blatch) CURCULIONID^: ATTELABINA Apoderus coryli, L. On hazels in woods, occasionally on elms ; spring to autumn. Knowle Attelabus curculionoides, L. On young oaks in woods ; spring to autumn. Knowle^ Sutton Park RHYNCHITINA Rhynchites asquatus, L. On whitethorn blossom, etc. ; spring and summer. Knowle^ Coleshill aeneovirens, Marsh. On young trees in and near woods ; summer. Knowle coeruleus, De G. On apple, pear, whitethorn, etc. Knowle (Blatch) minutus, Herbst. On undergrowth in woods ; summer. Knowle ; Leaming- ton (Blatch) interpunctatus, Steph. On young trees in woods. Knowle pauxillus, Germ. Young oaks and hazels. Knowle (Blatch) nanus, Payk. On birch trees; summer. Knowle uncinatus, Thorns. On birch, hazel, aspen, etc. ; summer. Knowle (Blatch), Solihull pubescens, F. On oak, birch, etc., in woods ; summer. Knowle ; Coventry (Blatch), Hay Woods RHYNCHITINA (continued) DeporaUs megacephalus, Germ. On bir- ches, hazels, etc., in woods ; spring to autumn. Knowle betulae, L. On undergrowth in woods, etc. ; spring to autumn ; all localities APIONINA Apion pomonae, F. On Leguminosae, in moss, etc. ; all seasons. Occurs throughout midlands craccae, L. On Vicia cracca, etc. ; spring to autumn. Knowle subulatum, Kirby. On Leguminosae, etc. ; summer. Knowle (Blatch) ulicis, Forst. On furze (Ulex) ; spring to autumn ; found in all localities where furze grows genestae, Kirby. On dyer's weed (Genista tinctoria). Knowle (Blatch) miniatum, Germ. On docks (Rumex), in moss, etc. ; all seasons ; all lo- calities haematodes, Kirby. On sorrel, etc., and in moss ; all seasons. Knowle rubens, Steph. On sorrel, docks, etc.; summer. Knowle (Blatch) pallipes, Kirby. On dog mercury (Mercurialis perennis), etc. Knowle viciae, Payk. On Vicia cracca ; sum- mer and autumn ; all localities difforme, Germ. In moss, etc., under broom and on Polygonum hydropiper, etc. ; all seasons. Knowle apricans, Herbst. On clover, in moss, etc. ; all seasons ; all localities assimile, Kirby. Habitat and distribu- tion same as preceding trifolii, L. On herbage, in moss, etc.; all seasons ; all localities dichroum, Bedel. On clover, meadow sweet, at roots of plants, etc. ; all seasons ; all localities nigritarse, Kirby. On Trifolium, etc., and in moss ; all seasons ; all locali- ties hookeri, Kirby. On the unopened buds of flowers, wild camomile, coltsfoot, anthyllis, etc., and in moss, cowshed refuse in winter ; all sea- sons. Knowle^ Kingswood aeneum, F. On mallows, in moss ; all seasons ; all localities radiolus, Kirby. On mallows, tansy, etc., and in moss ; all seasons ; all localities onopordi, Kirby. On the onopord and other thistles, etc.; spring to autumn; all localities carduorum, Kirby. On thistles, in moss ; all seasons ; all localities 119