Original Linnaean Dissertations

Respondent: Anders Dahl (1751–1789)

Title: ... Bigas Insectorum sistens, ...

Date of Defense: 18 December 1775

Paginations: [iv], [1], 2-7, [1], 1 plate

Lidén Title: Bigae insectorum.

Soulsby Title: Bigas insect.

Drake Title: Diss. Entomol. Bigas Insectorum sistens.


Abstract: This work provides descriptions of two new genera of insects, Diopsis (a dipterous fly) and Paussus, from the collection of John Fothergill, M.D. (1712-1780), who sent much New World material to Linnaeus.

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