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654 kite. INDEX. lanius.

on the relative size of the sexes in insects, 279; on the Fulgoridæ, 281; on the habits of Termites, 291; on difference of colour in the sexes of beetles, 294; on the horns of the male lamellicorn beetles, 297; on hornlike processes in male Curculionidæ, 299; on the pugnacity of the male stag-beetle, 299.

  • Kite, killed by a game-cock, 363.
  • Knot, retention of winter plumage by the, 391.
  • Knox, R., on the semilunar fold, 17; on the occurrence of the supracondyloid foramen in the humerus of man, 21; on the features of the young Memnon, 168.
  • Koala, length of the cœcum in, 20.
  • Kobus ellipsiprymnus, proportion of the sexes in, 247.
  • Kölreuter, on the sterility of hybrid plants, 172.
  • Koodoo, development of the horns of the, 234; markings of the, 543.
  • Köppen, F. T., on the migratory locust, 283.
  • Kordofan, protuberances artificially produced by natives of, 574.
  • Koraks, marriage customs of, 598.
  • Körte, on the proportion of sexes in locusts, 254; Russian locusts, 283.
  • Kovalevsky, A., on the affinity of the Ascidia to the Vertebrata, 159, 160.
  • ——, W., on the pugnacity of the male capercailzie, 363; on the pairing of the capercailzie, 367.
  • Krause, on a convoluted body at the extremity of the tail in a Macacus and a cat, 23.
  • Kupffer, Prof., on the affinity of the Ascidia to the Vertebrata, 160.

L.

  • Labidocera Darwinii, prehensile organs of the male, 266
  • Labrus, splendid colours of the species of, 342.
  • —— mixtus, sexual differences in, 337, 341.
  • —— paxo, 342.
  • Lacertilia, sexual differences of, 354.
  • Lafresnaye, M. de, on birds of paradise, 385.
  • Lamarck, on the origin of man, 3.
  • Lamellibranchiata, 262.
  • Lamellicorn beetles, horn-like processes from the head and thorax of, 295, 298; influence of sexual selection on, 301.
  • Lamellicornia, stridulation of, 303.
  • Lamont, Mr., on the tusks of the walrus, 502; on the use of its tusks by the walrus, 513; on the bladder-nose seal, 528.
  • Lampornis porphyrurus, colours of the female, 454.
  • Lampyridæ, distasteful to mammals, 277.
  • Lancelet, 159, 165.
  • Landois, H., gnats attracted by sound, 280; on the production of sound by the Cicadæ, 281; on the stridulating organ of the crickets, 284; on Decticus, 285; on the stridulating organs of the Acridiidæ, 286; stridulating apparatus in Orthoptera, 288; sounds produced: by Atropus, 291; on the stridulation of Necrophorus, 302; on the stridulant organ of Cerambyx heros, 303; on the stridulant organ of Geotrupes, 303; on the stridulating organs in the Coleoptera, 304; on the ticking of Anobium, 306.
  • Landor, Dr., on remorse for not obeying tribal custom, 114.
  • Language an art, 86; articulate, origin of, 86; relation of the progress of, to the development of the brain, 87; effects of inheritance in production of, 88; complex structure of, among barbarous nations, 91; natural selection in, 91; gesture, 178; primeval, 180; of a lost tribe preserved by a parrot, 181.
  • Languages, presence of rudiments in, 90; classification of, 90; variability of, 90; crossing or blending of, 90; complexity of, no test of perfection or proof of special creation, 92; resemblance of, evidence of community of origin, 148.
  • —— and species, identity of evidence of their gradual development, 90.
  • Lanius, 462; characters of young, 464.
  • —— rufus, anomalous young of, 482.