[Read before the Philosophical Institute of Canterbury, 2nd August, 1877.]
In the last volume of our “Transactions”* will be found some “Brief observations on the genus Chrysophanus, as represented in New Zealand,”
[Footnote] * “Trans. N.Z. Inst.,” IX, 460.
indicating certain characters and circumstances which appeared to afford reasonable ground for treating several of the New Zealand forms of Chrysophani as distinct species or varieties.
Not having had time to complete the coloured drawings intended to illustrate the several forms, I promised to prepare such drawings and to give a full description in a future paper, and I now fulfil that promise.
The several letters—A, B, C, D, E, F and G—used in my former paper to indicate the different forms, will be now used to indicate the like.