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The HALIOTIS, OR PEARLY EAR-SHELL. By Robert E. C. Stearns.

Illustrated,

250

A CHAPTER ON CUTTLE FISHES. By Lucie L. Hartt. Illustrated, 257

SOMETHING ABOUT CRABS. By Rev. Samuel Lockwood,

261

SHELL DREDGING. By E. S. Morse. Ilustrated. With a plate,

209

RAMBLES IN FLORIDA. By R. E. C. Stearns,

281, 349, 397, 455

MONSTROSITIES AMONG TRout. By A. Coolidge, M. D. Illus-

trated,

288

The Cow BLACKBIRD. By T. Martin Trippe,

291

NOTES ON THE FAUNA OF THE UPPER MissOURI. By J. G.

Cooper, M. D.,

294

THE LILIES OF THE FIELDS, OF THE ROCKS, AND OF THE CLOUDS.

By Prof. G. Hinrichs. Illustrated,

299

ON THE PRESERVATION OF ENTOMOLOGICAL CABINETS. By John

L. LeConte, M. D.,

307

A TRUE STORY OF A Pet Bird. Ry Robert Ridgeway,

309

WHAT IS A DESMID? By Prof. Arthur Mead Edwards.

Wi'ith a

plate,

313

SEA-SIDE HOMES: AND WHAT LIVED IN THEM. By Dr. Elliott

Coues, U. S. A.,

337

THE SAGE BRUSH. By W. W. Bailey,

356

THE DRIVERS. By G. A. Perkins, M. D. Illustrated,

360

A CHAPTER ON MITES. By Dr. A. S. Packard, jr. Illustrated.

With a plate,

364

THE RED-TAILED Hawk. By Dr. William Wood,

393

THE SYLVA OF MONTANA. By J. G. Cooper, M. D.,

405

THE GOLDEN-WINGED WOODPECKER. By Augustus Fowler,

422

NATURAL CARVINGS. By Prof. A. M. Edwards, With a plate,

427

SPONGES. By Bryce M. Wright, jr. Illustrated,

449

NOTES ON SOME OF THE RARER BIRDS OF MASSACHUSETTS. By

J. A. Allen,

505, 568, 631

TROUT FISHING THE YOSEMITE VALLEY. By Hon. J. D.

Caton,

519

THE ESQUIMAUX Dog. By A. M. Bannister,

522

OUR COMMON FRESHI-WATER SIELLS. By E. S. Morse. Illus-
trated. With turo plates,

530, 648

THE VIRGINIA PARTRIDGE. By Augustus Fowler, .

535

THE GREAT AUK. By Prof. James Orton. Illustrated,

539

SILAVINGS EXAMINED MICROSCOPICALLY. By Prof. A. M. Edwards.

With a plate,

561

THE LINGERING ADMIRERS or PHREYOLOGY. By Prof. Cleland.

(From Popular Science Review.).

586

THE CLAPPER RAIL. By Dr. Elliott Coues, U. S. A.

600

SKATES EGGS AND Young. By F. W. Putnam. Illustrated,

617

WHAT IS BATIYBIUS? By Prof. W. C. Williamson, F. R. S.,

(From Popular Science Review),

651

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Travels in the East India Archipelago, p. 39. Bee Keeping, p. 40. The

Extinct Flora of North America, p. 41. Parasitic Worms in the Brain of

a Bird (Illustrated), p. 41. Scientific Opinion, p. 43. Fauna of the Gulf

Stream at great depths, p. 43. The Geological Survey of Illinois, p. 44.

The Ancestry of Insects; Fossil Insects and Crabs in Illinois, p. 45. The

Book of Birds and the Book of Beasts, p. 46. Cecil's Book of Insects, p.

46. List of the Lepidoptera of North America, p. 46. Catalogue of

North American Grasshoppers, p. 47. The Progress of Zoology, in 1867,

p. 47. The Pampas and Andes, p. 100. One Thousand Objects for the

Microscope, p. 101. A Guide to the Study of Insects, pp. 101, 152, 379, 546.

The Record of American Entomology, p. 101. Appleton's Illustrated Alma-

nac for 1868, p. 101. The Origin of Genera, p. 147. An Illustrated Work

on the Butterflies of New England, pp. 148, 212. The Kingfishers, p. 149.

Bulletin of the Essex Institute, p. 150. The Craneflies of North America, p.

151. Revision of the Large, Stylated, Fossorial Crickets, p. 151. The

Noxious Insects of Missouri, p. 151. Le Naturaliste Canadien, p. 152.

Teratology, p. 152. Monograph of the Trichopterygidæ, p. 213. Insects

Injurious to Forest Trees, p. 214. Review of the Scandinavian Contribu-

tions to Natural History in 1867-8, pp. 214, 275. The Harris Correspond-

ence, p. 323. Pictures and Stories of Animals, p. 324. Fishing in American

Waters, p. 324. The Mississippi Valley, p. 325. The Injury done to For-

ests by Insects, p. 377. Hand-book of Economic Zoölogy for Agricultur-

ists, p. 378. Record of American Entomology for 1868, p. 378. A Lepidop-

terist's Guide, p. 379. Report of the Peabody Museum of American

Archæology and Ethnology, p. 379. Report of the Peabody Academy of

Science, p. 379. The Metamorphosis of Crabs (Illustrated), p. 432. The

Canadian Entomologist, p. 435. The American Entomologist, p. 435.

The Development of Insects, p. 490. The Generations of Worms, p. 494.

Florida and the South, p. 494. Annals of Bee Culture, p. 494. Huxley's

Classification of Animals, pp. 543, 607. Origin of the Big Mound of St.

Louis, p. 547. The Sheffield Scientific School, p. 612. New Echinoderms

and Corals, p. 612. The Rules of Zoological Nomenclature, p. 613. Re-

sults of Decp Sea Dredging between Cuba and Florida, p. 662. Fossil

Crinoids of Ohio and Kentucky, p. 666. Monograph of the Phasianidæ,

p. 666. Monograph of the Kingfishers, p. 667. Monograph of the Cap-

itonidæ, p. 667. The Geology of Alaska, p. 668.

NATURAL HISTORY MISCELLANY.

BOTANY. - Double Flowered Sarracenia, p. 48. Botanical Notes, p. 101.
The Cedars of Lebanon, p. 102. Lake Superior Plants compared with
Eastern specimens, p. 155. A New Fragaria, p. 221. Table-mountain
Pine, p. 326. Variation in the Sarracenia, p. 327. Double Early Saxi-
frage, p. 327. Corema Conradii (Torrey), p. 327. Fragaria Gillmanii, p.
328. Rare Moss, p. 329. Flowering of Posoqueria, p. 380. A White
Arethusa, p. 381. Abnormal Forms of Plants, p. 381. Double Thalic-
trum anemonoides, p. 382. Botanical Notes, p. 382. Is the Elder a Native
Plant? p. 382. Tendency of Floral Organs to Exchange Offices, p. 494.
Herbarium of the late Dr. Walker-Arnott, p. 495. New Locality of Aspi-
dium aculeatum (L) Sw., p. 495. Geography of Pinus pungens, p. 548.
Artificial Preparation of Substances found in Plants and Animals, p. 613.
Maple-seed, three winged, p. 613. Spontaneous Motion of Protoplasm, p.
668. Strawberries, p. 669. Another White Variety, p. 669. Botanical
Specimens, p. 669.

Zoology. – The Breeding Habits of Birds, p. 48. The House Wren, p.

49. Destructiveness of the Larva of the Goldsmith Beetle, p. 49. The

Lycosa Spider and its Young, p. 50. The Cattle Tick, p. 51. Substitutes

for Pollen for Honey Bees, p. 52. Hive Bees devoured by Hornets, p. 52.

Variation in the Skeleton of Whales, p. 52. Eggs of Yama mai Silk-

worm for sale, p. 53. Transportation of Living Fish from South of the.

Equator to Europe, p. 53. Deep Sea Dredging, p.53. Marsupial Dogs, p.

53. The Belted Kingfisher again, p. 53. The Crow a Bird of Prey, p. 102,

How to collect Myriapods, p. 103. On the Drumming of the Ruffed

Grouse, p. 105. Hatching of the Seventeen-year Cicada, p. 106. Prepa-

ration of Birds Eggs, p. 106. The Vision of Fishes and Amphibious Repx

tiles, p. 107. Flight of Birds, p. 107. Deep-sea Dredging north of Scot-

land, p. 108. Honey Bees killed by Pollen, p. 109. Lingula found living

in California, p. 109. Glycerine for Preserving Natural Colors of Marine

Animals, p. 156. Does the Prairie-dog require any Water? p. 156. Breed-

ing Habits of Salamanders and Frogs, p. 157. The Biter Bitten, p. 158.

Citation of Authorities, p. 159. The Loggerhead Shrike, p. 159. Case

Worms (Illustrated), p. 160. New Salamander, p. 222. Breeding of Rare

Birds, p. 222. Tennessee Warbler, pp. 222, 331, 496. Perching of Wil-

son's Snipe, p. 222. New Finner Whale, p. 277. The Coral Suake, p. 278.

North Atlantic Dredging Expedition, pp. 278, 383. Hearing of Crabs, p.

278. A Box Turtle in Winter, p. 279. A Doe with Horns, p. 279. Famil-

iarity of a Weasel, p. 279. Albino Robins, p. 279. Food Plants of New

England Butterflies, p. 330. Papilio (var?) Calverleyi, captured in Flor-

ida, p. 332. A Remarkable New Jelly-fish, p. 332. The Swedish North

Polar Expedition of 1868, p. 332. Note on the “ Blowing” of Whales, p.

333. The Mottled Owl again, p. 334. P: rasites of Ascidians, p. 383. Lah-

rador Duck, p. 383. Winter Birds of New York, p. 384. Preparation of

Birds' Eggs, p. 384. On the Early Stages of Brachiopods (Illustrated),

p. 385. Sarcopsylla (Pulex) penetrans, p. 386. Birds' Eggs, p. 387. Hab-

its of Earth-worms, p. 388. Honey-bee killed by Asclepias pollen, p.

388. Another Double Egg, p. 389. The Kingfisher in Winter, p. 389.

Externally and Internally Parasitic Acari, p. 389. Ornithological, p. 390.

Regeneration of Limbs, p. 390. The Maryland Marmot (Arctomys

monax Gmel.), p. 390. The Salt Lake Ephydra, p. 391. The Spider and

Mud-wasp, p. 391. Variation of Bluebirds' Eggs, p. 391. A Remarkable

Echinoderm, p. 495. The Golden Winged Warbler, p. 497. Coral Snakes,

p. 497. The Black Vulture in Maine, p. 498. Does with Horns, p. 548. The
Egg of the Great Auk (Alca impennis), p. 550. The Cow Bunting, p. 550.
The House Fly, p. 550. A Singing Mouse, p. 551. Natural Selection, a
Modern Instance, p. 552. Lilies of the Rocks, p. 553. Sagacity of the
Purple Martin, p. 554. The Capture of Centronyx Bairdii at Ipswich, p.
554. Prolific Snakes, p. 555. The Haliotis or Pearly Ear Shell, p. 555.
Cow Devouring the Placenta, p. 555. The Worm Eating Warbler, p. 556.
Fall of Shell-fish in a rain storm, p. 556. Nyctale albifrons, p. 556. A
Fiddler-crab with two large hands, p. 557. Kinship of Ascidians and
Vertebrates, p. 613. House Wrens, p. 614. Deep Sea Dredging off the
British Isles, p. 614. The Kingfisher's Nest, p. 615. Spectrum of the
Fire-fly, p. 615. Occurrence of an American Land Snail in England, p.
669. Answer to “ Zoologicus,” p. 670.

GEOLOGY. – Kjøkkenmæddings in Iowa, p. 54. Rheumatism in Pre-
historic times, p. 55. Fossil Plants from Greenland, p. 55. The Earliest
Plant, p. 55. Prehistoric Pictures of the Cave Horse in France, p. 109.
The Plains of Kansas, p. 162. Fossil Jelly-fishes, p. 279. New Species of
Fossil Horse in Mexico, p. 392. The Eozoon in Essex County, p. 498. А
Fossil Tubularian, p. 616. Evidences of the Gulf Stream in High Lati-
tudes, p. 671.

MICROSCOPY. — Ameboid Movements in Eggs, p. 110. The Molecular
Origin of Infusoria, p. 110. Chicago Microscopic Club, p. 111. A New
Process of Preparing Specimens of Filamentous Aiga for the Microscope,
p. 164. Type-plate of Diatoms, p. 222. Method of Preserving Animal
Specimens for fine dissection, p. 498.

MISCELLANEOUS. — Valuable Library for sale, p. 503. Death of B. D.

Walsh, p. 615. Museum of Comparative Zoology, p. 670. Professor

Agassiz, p. 670. Death of Michael Sars, p. 670.

PROCEEDINGS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES. – Historical Society of Passaic,

N. J., p. 56. American Association for the Advancement of Science, pp.

223, 335, 435, 499. The Worcester Lyceum and Natural History Associa-

tion, p. 280. Conchological Section, Academy of Natural Sciences of

Philadelphia, p. 556. Chicago Academy of Sciences, p. 557.

ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. — Pages 56, 111, 167, 223, 280, 336, 392,

448, 503, 560, 616, 672.

Books RECEIVED. Pages 56, 112, 224, 336, 448, 504, 560, 616, 672.

CORRECTIONS AND ERRATA. - Pages viii, 392, 448, 647.

LIST OF PLATES AND Cuts, p. viii.

LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS TO VOLUME II, p. 673, 674.

GLOSSARY, p. 675, 676.

INDEX, p. 677.

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Page 1. Salt and fresh water Clams, eight 8. The Development of Insects, nine ligures,

27
figures,

493 2. Fossil Reptiles of New Jersey, . 81 9. Our Common Fresh Water Shells, 3. The Mule-deer, 180 twenty-two tigures,

530 4. Shell dredging,'thirty-three figures, 209 10. Sections of an Exogenous and En: 5. Desmids, ten figures,

323

dogenous Plant, two figures, 568 6. Mites, eleven figures,

361 11. Our Common Fresh-water Shells, 7. Polycistina, tive ligures, 432 twenty-seven figures,

651

LIST OF WOOD-CUTS.

No.
Page No.

Page 1. Pitcher Plant, 14 45. A Cuttle fish,

257 2 to 4, Anatomy of the Pitcher plant, 46. Front and side view of a Dredge, three figures,

15-16
two figures,

274 5. The Compressed Burbot, or Eel 47 to 49. Monstrosities of Trout, 289-290

17 50 to 59. Lilies of the Fields, Rocks 6. Parasitic Worms in the brain or å

and Clouds,

300-305 bird, six figures, 42 60. The Driver Ant,

361 7. Development of parasitic worms 61. Young of a Tick (Ixodes albipic: in the brain of a bird, six figures, 42

tus), four figures, .

365 8. Young of a Myriapod (Pauropus). 45 62. A Mite (Nothius ovivorus), 306 13 to 22. Insects injurious to the Po. 63. Sugar Mite,

371 tato, twenty-four figures, 92-99 64. Demodex folliculorum,

372 23 to 27. Myriapods,

103-104 65 to 71. Early stages of Brachiopods, 385 28. New species of Hare from the 72 to 75. Metamorphosis of Crabs, 433–434 Wind River Mountain,

11376. A Sponge (Euplectella speciosa), 452 29 to 32. Figures illustrating Taxider- 77. Figure illustrating Taxidermy, : 484 my, twelve figures,

138-144 78 to 82. Fresh water snells and anato. 32 to 35. Case Worms, five figures,

my of same,

531-531 160-161 83. Great Auk (Alca impennis),'. 541 36. Botaurus lentiginosus (a Bittern), 169 85 to 96. Skate's Egg and Develop37, 38. Figures illustrating Taxider

ment of the Skate,

617-630 197–198 97 to 100. Illustrating the genera Lym39, 40. Plan of fish hatching grounds

nza, Physa, Ancylus and Planand house, 202-205 orbis,

650 41, 42. Parasitic' crustacea, 245–218 101. Textularian Shell,

657 43, 44. Shell and Animal of Hali- 102. Coccolith,

659 251-252

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ERRATA TO VOL. III. - Page 3, line 19, for “was” read “were.” Line 20, for “be. tweenread “among.” Page 32, line 4, from bottom, mark out the “2” after Seiurus Novceboracensis. Page 34, line 14, for “N. W.” read Arizona." Page 34, mark out lines 28, and 29 after the word “ Oscines,” and substitute the following:-"yet this bird is a magnificent singer in spring.” Page 35, line 10, after “Vireo olivaceus," mark out the "? and V. Bartramii Swainson.” Page 35, line 17, for “V. gilvus," read “ V. Swainsonii Baird." Page 105, line 2, from bottom, for “RAYMONDread HAYMOND.” Page 222, line 29, for “Sixteen species of ducks," read “six species, etc.” Page 285, line 11, from bottom, for “appear in ” read upon.” Page 455, “ Alcyonella stagnorum,” is a Fresh-water Polyzoan and not a sponge as stated. Page 531, line 7 from bottom, for "tiny" read “limy.” Plate 10 is marked Plate 9 by mistake.

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