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L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz

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Inclusion in this list means that the nomenclatural combination quoted by Curtis or Stephens could not be resolved via the Kloet and Hincks Check Lists (1945 and subsequent updates) and the other works to hand (see References). Numbers refer to the first edition of Curtis's British Entomology, while number-less names refer to J.F. Stephens’s Illustrations of British Entomology (1828–1846).

COLEOPTERA. 183, Agonum austriacum Fab. (Cranch's Agonum), cf. mainland-European Agonum viridecupreum. 387, Anobium pertinax Linn. (Obstinate Death-watch beetle), cf. A. punctatum. 199, Clytus quadripunctatus Fab. (Spotted Longicorn), probably alien. 542, Lixus angustatus Fab. (Narrow Lixus Weevil), cf. the mainland-European Lixus pulverentulus. 196, Pterostichus elongatus Sam. mss, probably alien. 188, Zabrus obesus Lat. (Devon Zabrus), cf. Z. tenebrioides (probably alien).

DERMAPTERA. 560, Forficula borealis Leach mss (Northern Earwig), probably = F. auricularia.

HEMIPTERA. 693, Capsus hirtus Curtis, = black form of C. ater? 717, Coccus aceris, nomenclaturally = Aleurochiton aceris, but cf. Eulecanium tiliae. 640, Eupteryx ornatipennis Curtis, = ? 612, Rhyparochromus maculipennis Curtis, = ? 741, Tingis oxyacanthae Curtis, cf. Physatocheila dumetorum.

HYMENOPTERA. 764, Allantus flavipes Fourc., probably = Elinora dominiquei. 584, Alyson kennedii Curtis, = Alysson sp.? 129, Andrena kirbii Stephens mss (Kirbian Andrena Bee), cf. A. flavipes? 564, Bombus ericetorum Panzer (Heath Humble-bee), cf. Chalicodoma ericetorum Lep.? 680, Crabro subpunctatus Rossi, cf. Crossocerus quadrimaculatus (Fab). 436, Emphytus fasciatus Le Pel. (Banded Tenthredo). 13, Eumenes atricornis Fab., nomnclaturally = E. coronatus, but cf. Eumenes coarctatus. 407, Lampronota crenicornis Hal. mss (Broken-horned Lampronota), cf. Lissonota. Nomada kirbyella Stephens (Stephens 1846). 632, Pemphredon unicolor Fab., cf. Psen littoralis or Psen spooneri. 512, Rogas balteatus Hal. mss (Red-and-black Rhogas), = ?

LEPIDOPTERA. 205a, Coenonympha arcania? (‘Plastead's Tawny Ringlet Butterfly’), probably alien. Hipparchia iphis, = Coenonympha glycerion? (probably alien: from Stephens, 1828). 424, Psodos equestrata (Gold Four-spot Moth), "from Mr. Plastead's cabinet" - not British? Cf. montane mainland-European P. quadrifaria.

NEUROPTERA-Hemerobiidae. 202, Hemerobius fimbriatus Curtis (Bordered Brown Lacewing), cf. Megalomus hirtus Linn.

ORTHOPTERA. 608, Locusta christii Curtis, = L. migratoria?

PSOCOPTERA. 648, Psocus fenestratus Curtis, = ?

TRICHOPTERA. Stephens 332 (1835): Mormonia nigripunctata, = Grammotaulius nigripunctatus (Retz.)?.

Illustrations. • Coleoptera: Anobium pertinax Linn. (Obstinate Death-watch beetle), cf. A. punctatum. B. Ent. 387. • Anobium pertinax: B. Ent. 387, legend+text. • Anobium pertinax: B. Ent. 387, text cont.. • Coleoptera: Zabrus obesus Lat. (Devon Zabrus), cf. Z. tenebrioides (probably alien). B. Ent. 188.. • Zabrus obesus Lat.: B. Ent. 188, legend+text. • Zabrus obesus Lat.: B. Ent. 188, text cont.. • Dermaptera: Forficula borealis Leach mss (Northern Earwig), probably = F. auricularia. B. Ent 560. • Forficula borealis = F. auricularia? (legend+text: B. Ent 560). • Forficula borealis = F. auricularia? (text cont.): B. Ent 560. • Hemiptera: Capsus hirtus Curtis, cf. Orthocephalus saltator. B. Ent. 693. • Capsus hirtus Curtis: B. Ent.693, legend+text. • Capsus hirtus Curtis: B. Ent.693, text cont.. • Hemiptera: Coccus aceris: = Aleurochiton aceris, but cf. Eulecanium tiliae. B. Ent. 717. • Coccus aceris: B. Ent. 717, legend+text. • coccus aceris: B. Ent. 717, text cont.. • Hemiptera: Eupteryx ornatipennis Curtis, cf. Eurhadina pulchella. B. Ent. 640. • Eupteryx ornatipennis Curtis: B Ent. 640, legend+text. • Eupteryx ornatipennis Curtis: B Ent. 640, text cont.. • Hemiptera: Rhyparochromus maculipennis Curtis, = ? B. Ent. 612. • Hemiptera: Tingis oxyacanthae Curtis, cf. Physatocheila dumetorum. B. Ent. 741. • Tingis oxyacanthae Curtis, cf. Physatocheila dumetorum:. B. Ent. 741, legend+text. • Tingis oxyacanthae Curtis: B. Ent. 741, text cont.. • Hymenoptera: Allantus flavipes Fourc., cf. Tenthredo flaveola. B. Ent. 764. • Allantus flavipes Fourc.: B. Ent. 764, legend+text. • Allantus flavipes Fourc.: B. Ent. 764, text cont.. • Hymenoptera: Alyson kennedii Curtis, cf. Didineis lunicornis. B. Ent. 584. • Alyson kennedii Curtis: B. Ent. 584, legend+text. • Alyson kennedii Curtis: B. Ent. 584, text cont.. • Hymenoptera: Andrena kirbii Stephens mss (Kirbian Andrena Bee), cf. A. flavipes?: B. Ent. 129. • Andrena kirbii Stephens mss: B. Ent. 129, legend+text. • Andrena kirbii Stephens mss: B. Ent. 129, text cont.. • Hymenoptera: Bombus ericetorum Panzer (Heath Humble-bee), cf. male Bombus subterraneus: B. Ent. 564. •  Bombus ericetorum: B. Ent. 564, legend+text. • Bombus ericetorum: B. Ent. 564, text cont.. • Hymenoptera: Emphytus fasciatus Le Pel. (Banded Tenthredo), cf. Allantus rufocinctus (Retz.). B. Ent. 436. • Emphytus fasciatus Le Pel.: B. Ent. 436, legend+text. • Emphytus fasciatus Le Pel.: B. Ent. 436, text cont.. • Hymenoptera: Eumenes atricornis Fab., = E. coronatus, but cf. Eumenes coarctatus. B. Ent. 013. • Eumenes atricornis Fab.: B. Ent. 013, legend+text. • Eumenes atricornis Fab.: B. Ent. 013, text cont.. • Hymenoptera: Lampronota crenicornis Hal. mss (Broken-horned Lampronota), probably Cylloceria calligata. B. Ent. 407. • Lampronota crenicornis Hal. mss: B. Ent. 407, legend+text. • Lampronota crenicornis Hal. mss: B. Ent. 407, text cont.. • Hymenoptera: Nomada kirbyella Stephens, cf. N. armata (Herr.-Schaf.). Stephens 1846. • Hymenoptera: Pemphredon unicolor Fab., cf. Psen littoralis, Psen spooneri, Pemphredon rugifera? B. Ent. 632. • Pemphredon unicolor Fab.: B. Ent. 632, legend+text. • Pemphredon unicolor Fab.: B. Ent. 632, text cont.. • Hymenoptera: Rogas balteatus Hal. mss (Red-and-black Rhogas), cf. Aleiodes signatus Nees. B. Ent. 512. • Rogas balteatus Hal. mss: B. Ent. 512, legend+text. • Rogas balteatus Hal. mss: B. Ent. 512, text cont.. • Lepidoptera: Psodos equestrata (Gold Four-spot Moth), cf. mainland-European P. quadrifaria. • Orthoptera: Locusta christii Curtis, cf. L. migratoria. B. Ent. 608. • Locusta migratoria: B. Ent 608, legend+text. • Locusta migratoria: B. Ent 608, text cont.. • Trichoptera: Mormonia nigripunctata, cf. Prosoponia spencii, = Sericostoma personatum! Stephens VI, 1835. • Trichoptera: Sericostoma spencii, cf. S. personatum. Stephens VI, 1835.


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