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" In the month of July he makes his appearance in the winged state, and invariably fixes his throne upon the summit of a lofty oak, from the utmost sprigs of which, on sunny days, he performs his aerial excursions... "
The Naturalist's Library - Page 179
edited by - 1835
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Lepidoptera Britannica;: sistens digestionem novam insectorum Lepidopterorum ...

Adrian Hardy Haworth - Lepidoptera - 1803 - 609 pages
...greatest favourite of our English Aurelians. In bis manners likewise, as well as in the varying lustres of his purple plumes, he possesses the strongest claims...which, on sunny days, he performs his aerial excursions ; and in these, ascends to a much greater elevation than any other insect I have ever seen, sometimes...
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The Entomologist's Useful Compendium: Or, An Introduction to the Knowledge ...

George Samouelle - Insects - 1819 - 496 pages
...under wing. The following account of this interesting and elegant insect is given by Mr. Haworth. " In the month of July he makes his appearance in the...on sunny days, he performs his aerial excursions; and in these ascends to a much greater elevation than any other insect I have ever seen, sometimes...
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The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Elegant Recreations, Exercises, and Pursuits

Great Britain - 1829 - 504 pages
...under wing. The following account I is given of this interesting and elegant insect, by Mr. Haworth: " In the month of July he makes his appearance in the...which, on sunny days, he performs his aerial excursions ; and, in these, ascends to a much greater elevation than any other insect I have ever seen : sometimes...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 6

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1833
...entomologist. " He invariably fixes his throne" (observes Mr. Haworth, Lepidoptera Rritannica, p. 19.) " upon the summit of a lofty oak, from the utmost sprigs...on sunny days, he performs his aerial excursions," &c. : but this accurate observer goes on to remark, " when the purple emperor is within reach, no fly...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838
...splendid of the English Lepidoptera feeds upon the broad-leaved sallow ; but the purple emperor himself " invariably fixes his throne upon the summit of a lofty...which, on sunny days, he performs his aerial excursions ; and in these ascends to a much greater elevation than any other insect I have ever seen, sometimes...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838
...splendid of the English Lepid6ptera feeds upon the broad-leaved sallow ; but the purple emperor himself " invariably fixes his throne upon the summit of a lofty oak, from the utmost sprigs of which, on sunny daya, he performs his aerial excursions ; and in these ascends to a much greater elevation than any...
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Arboretum et fruticetum Britannicum; or, The trees and shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - Arboriculture - 1838
...splendid of the English Lepidóptera feeds upon the broad-leaved sallow ; but the purple emperor himself " invariably fixes his throne upon the summit of a lofty oak, from the utmost sprigs of which, on tunny days, he performs his aerial excursions ; and in these ascends to a much greater elevation than...
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A Familiar Introduction to the History of Insects;: Being a New and Greatly ...

Edward Newman - Entomology - 1841 - 288 pages
...excellent work entitled ' Lepidoptera Britannica,' observes that the emperor invariably fixes his throne on the summit of a lofty oak, from the utmost sprigs of which he performs his aerial excursions ; in these he will sometimes ascend until lost to sight from his...
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The Christian mother's magazine, ed. by mrs. Milner, Volume 1

Mary Milner - 1844
...British Oaks, possesses the strongest claims to particular attention. In the month of July he makes bis appearance in the winged state, and invariably fixes...he performs his aerial excursions ; when the sun is in the meridian, his loftiest flights take place ; and at about four in the afternoon, he resumes his...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 7

National Sunday school union - 1867
...exceedingly interesting to observe. Haworth writes concerning it, " This insect fixes his throne on the summit of a lofty oak, from the utmost sprigs of which, on sunny days, he performs his afrial excursions. When the sun is on the meridian his loftiest flights take place, and about four...
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