RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 1841. [Notes on South American beetles.] In Waterhouse, G. R., [Descriptions of Some New Coleopterous Insects from the Southern Parts of S. America, Collected by C. Darwin, Esq. and T. Bridges, Esq.] [Read 14 December 1841.] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 9: 110, 128.

REVISION HISTORY: Scanned and edited by John van Wyhe, transcribed (single key) by AEL Data 6.2008. RN2

[page] 110

[Nyctelia puncticollis] Several specimens of this species were collected at Bahia Blanca by Mr. Darwin, who says they are 'tolerably abundant on sand-hillocks.'

[page] 128

Mr. Darwin found this Curculio [Cylydrorhinus angulatus] "lying dead by thousands on all parts of the plains at St. Julian, both far in the interior and near the coast."1

1 See the full publication Waterhouse 1841, pp. 110, 128 and Darwin's insects.

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