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men and on the four terminal segments, both above and below : thorax and abdomen with strong steel-blue reflexions, especially on the basal
DTELis laratensis. (With the permission of the council of the Zoological Society.)
half of the abdomen above ; wings deep violet-brown, second recurrent nervure incomplete, diverging from the first at the base and on the left wing ; the nervule connecting the recurrent nervures above the middle is also obsolete. (1957, Larat.)
Much resembles the Australian Trielis anthracina, Burm., in appearance.
Chrysis melanops, Kirby, loc. sup. cit.
Long. corp. 5 lin.
Male. Bright green, with a coppery reflection on the head and thorax (very bright coppery red wherever abraded) ; punctures large, close together, but not confluent ; ocelli black, the space between and immediately around also blackish ; apex of abdomen (and summit, when viewed sideways) with a strong blue reflection ; under surface of antennA , the greater part of the hind legs, and the tips and under surface of the middle tibiA and middle tarsi brown ; abdomen sexdentate, with equal and rather pointed teeth of moderate size; wings brown. (2019, Maru.)
Probably allied to C. parallela. Brulle, from Timor ; but that species is varied with blue on the head and thorax, instead of with copper.
The only Diptera in the collection were Plecia fulvicollis, Wied., and Laphria gloriosa, Walk., both of which are common species in the Eastern Archipelago, and a Tabanus, possibly new, but in too bad condition to describe.
VIII.a List of the Crustacea collected in the Timor-laut Islands ty Mr. H. 0. Forbes. Determined by E. J. Miers, F.Z.S.
Pilumnus vespertilio, Fabr. ad. $.
Neptunus pelagicus, Linn.
Thalamita crenata, RAOEppell, ad. $ .