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" ... secured. The Carolina tiger-beetle is about seven-tenths of an inch in length, of a most beautiful metallic blue, violet, and green ; and, when placed in certain positions, it assumes the lustre of bronze or gold. It may also be known by a yellowish... "
Report of the Secretary of Agriculture ... - Page 280
by United States. Dept. of Agriculture - 1880
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Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents, Part 3

United States. Patent Office - Patents - 1855
...gold or bronze. It may also be known by a yellowish curved spot on the extremity of each wing-case. It appears not to be so partial to the light of the sun as the other species, but often hides itself under stones. It is also seen much more frequently in the...
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and ..., Volume 9

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1856
...bronze or gold. It may also be known by a yellowish curved spot on the extremity of each wing-case. It appears not to be so partial to the light of the sun...stones. It is also seen much more frequently in the cotton-fields during cloudy weather, or toward evening, than in a fervid mid-day sun. THE PREDATORY...
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The Cotton Question: The Production, Export, Manufacture, and Consumption of ...

William J. Barbee - African American agricultural laborers - 1866 - 251 pages
...bronze or gold. It may also be known by a yellowish curved spot on the extremity of each wing-case. It appears not to be so partial to the light of the sun...frequently in the cotton fields during cloudy weather, or toward evening, than in a fervid mid-day sun. THE PREDATORY BEETLE — (Harpalus ?) A beetle belonging...
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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year ...

United States. Department of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1880
...1855 (p. 109) as among those insects "beneficial to the cotton plant" by destroying its enemies, lie remarks that "this species" appears not to be so partial...the past summer from the Alabama cotton fields ; Dr. A. \V. Hunt, of Denison's Lauding, Perry County, Tennessee, mentions it in his list of insects preying...
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Commissioner of Agriculture

Washington Govenment Printing Officcce - 1880
...mentioned by Mr. Glover in the Department of Agriculture Report for 1855 (p. 1U9) as among those insects " beneficial to the cotton plant" by destroying its...evening, than in a fervid midday sun. Many specimens of tbis beetle have been forwarded to the department during the past summer from, the Alabama cotton fields...
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Report of the Commissioner of Patents

United States. Patent Office - Patents - 1855
...bronze or gold. It may also be known by a yellowish curved spot on the extremity of each, wing-case. It appears not to be so partial to the light of the sun...stones. It is also seen much more frequently in the cotton-fields during cloudy weather, or toward evening, than in a fervid mid-day sun. THE PREDATORY...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1855
...of gold or bronze. It may also be own by a yellowish curved spot on the extremity of each wing-case. appears not to be so partial to the light of the sun as the other spes, but often hides itself under stones. It is also seen much more fre;ntly in the cotton-fields...
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