Of the insect called Oistros by the ancients

and of the true species intended by them under this appellation : in reply to the observations of W.S. MacLeay, and the French naturalists : to which is added, a description of a new species of Cuterebra
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R. Taylor , London
Botflies., F
Statementby Bracy Clark ; read November 19, 1826 and February 20, 1827.
SeriesLandmarks of science II
LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL537.O4 .H35
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 402-411
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19448796M

Of the Insect called Oistros by the Ancients, and of the true Species intended by them under this Appellation: in reply to the Observations of W. MacLeay, Esq., and the French Naturalists. To which is added, A Description of a new Species of CuterebraAuthor: Bracy Clark.

Of the insect called Oistros by the ancients, and of the true species intended by them under this appellation: in reply to the observations of W. MacLeay, Esq., and the French Naturalists. To which is added, a description of a new species of Cuterebra. On the Insect called Oistros by the Ancient Greeks, and Asilus by the Romans.

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