Insects and Other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity

BookInsects and Other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity

Insects and Other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity

1988

June 1st, 1988

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A comprehensive survey of insects and terrestrial invertebrates (worms, scorpions, spiders, etc) in Antiquity.

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Ian C. Beavis is the Curator at Tunbridge Wells Museum.

Table of Contents

Section TitlePage
Contents
Preface ix
Note on Abbreviations and Short Titles xi
Introduction xiii
I WORMS, LEECHES, CENTIPEDES, WOODLICE, etc
ANNELIDA: LUMBRICIDAE (EARTHWORMS)
1. Ges enteron/Lumbricus 1
ANNELIDA: HIRUDINEA (LEECHES)
2. Bdella/Hirudo 4
ARTHROPODA: CHILOPODA (CENTIPEDES)
3. Skolopendra/Centipes 10
ARTHROPODA: DIPLOPODA ANDISOPODA (MILLIPEDES AND WOODLICE)
4. Ioulos, Oniskos/Multipeda 13
II SCORPIONS, SPIDERS, MITES AND TICKS
ARACHNIDA: SCORPIONES (SCORPIONS)
5. Skorpios/Scorpio 21
ARACHNIDA: PSDEUDOSCORPIONES (FALSE SCORPIONS)
6. Skorpiodes 34
ARACHNIDA: ARANEAE (SPIDERS)
7. Arachne/Araneus and Phalangion 34
7a. Arachne/Araneus (sensu stricto) 35
7b. Phalangion 44
ARACHNIDA: ACARI (MITES AND TICKS)
8. Kroton/Ricinus 56
9.Akari 60
III GRASSHOPPERS, COCKROACHES, MANTIDS, MAYFLIES, etc.
INSECTA: COLLEMBOLA (SPRINGTAILS)
10. Petaurista 61
INSECTA: ORTHOPTERA (GRASHOPPERS, LOCUSTS, CRICKETS)
11. Akris/Locusta 62
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12. Troxallis/Gryllus 78
INSECTA DICTYOPTERA (COCKROACHES AND MANTIDS)
13. Silphe/Blatta 80
14. Mantis 58
INSECTA: EPHEMEROPTERA (MAYFLIES)
15. Ephemeron.Hemerobion 88
IV CICADA, BUGS AND LICE
INSECTA: HEMIPTERA
16. Tettix/Cicada 91
17.Koris/Cimex 104
18. Tiphe/Tippula 106
19. Kokkus/Coccus 108
20. Lakkos 111
21. Margarites chersaios 111
INSECTA: ANOPLURA AND MALLOPHAGA (LICE)
22. Phtheir/Pediculus 112
V BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS AND WOOD-BORING LARVAE
INSECTA: LEPIDOPTERA (BUTTERFLEIS AND MOTHS)
23. Psyche/Papilio 121
24. Phallaina 129
25. Ips/Convolvolus 132
26. Ses/Tinea 136
27.Bombyx 140
28. Pityokampe 148
29. Xylophoron 148
INSETA: LEPIDOPTERA AND COLEOPTERA
30. Kerastes/Cossus and Karabos/Lucavus 149
VI BEETLES
INSECTA: COLEOPTERA (BEETLES)
31. Kantharos/Scarabaeus 157
32. Melolonthe 164
33. Kantharis 168
34. Bouprestis 173
35. Lampyris/Cicindela 175
36. Kis/Curculio 177
37. Thrips/Tinea 181
38. Sphondyle and Staphylinos 184
39. Kleros or Skeleros 186
VII BEES, WASPS AND ANTS
INSECTA: HYMENOPTERA (BEES, WASPS AND ANTS)
40. Sphex and Athrene/Vespa and Crabro 187
41. Tenthredon, Anthredon, Pemphredon, Bembix 195
42. Bombylios and Bomykion 197
43. Seiren 198
44. Myrmex/Formica 198
45. Myrmex chrysorychos/Formica Indica 209
46. Psen/Culex ficarius 212
47. Gall wasps 216
VIII FLIES AND FLEAS
INSETA: DIPTERA (FLEIS)
48. Myia/Musca 219
49. Myops, Oistros/ Asilus, Tabanus 225
50. Konops, Empis/Culex 229
51. Oinokonops/Bibio 236
52. Kynomyia 238
INSECTA: DIPTERA OR ODONATA (DRAGONFLIES)
53. Hippouros 239
54. Mulio 239
INSECTA: SIPHONAPTERA (FLEAS)
55. Pylla/Pulex 240
IX UNIDENTIFUABLE AND FABULOUS INSECTS AND INVERTEBRATES
56. Orsodakne 243
57. Prasokouris 243
58. Knips and Sknips 245
59. Skolex tes chionos 247
60. Pyrigonos 247
61. Myrmekoleon/Formicoleon 249
62. Serphos 251
63. Psylla/Pulex 253
64. Phtheir 253
65. Vermis caeruleus 254
66. Skolex leukos 254
67. Galba 254
68. Rauca 254
69. Biurus 255
70. Phryganion 255
71. Names listed by Greek lexicographers 255
72. Names lsited by Polemius Silvius 258
Index 259