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Volume 18, 1885
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Index.

A.

  • Acæna, 478

  • Address, Auckland, 416; Otago, 429

  • Aeppli, Dr., 33

  • Algæ, Classification of the, 299

  • Alpine Parrakeet, 98

  • Anatidæ, 103

  • Aneura, 251

  • Anthoceros, 254

  • Anthus novæ-zealandiæ, 102

  • Antipodes Islands, 414

  • Anisoplaca, 171

  • Apteryx, 103

  • Ardea, 99

  • Argonauta bulleri, 138

  • Arthropodium, 275

  • Aryan Maori, 3, 5

  • Athene albifacies, 97

  • Athene novæ-zealandiæ, 97

  • Atkinson, A. S., 375

  • Attus, 202

  • Auckland Institute, 416

  • Austr alina, 266

  • Awaruite, 401

B.

  • Baber, J., 311

  • Baker, Rev. S. W., 41

  • Barn Bay, New Mineral from, 401

  • Bartley, E., 37

  • Birds of Petane District, 123

  • Black, Prof., 427

  • Black Woodhen, 105

  • Bonita, 411

  • Brandon, A. de B., 412

  • British Weeds, Introduction of, 288

  • Brown, Prof. F. D., 394

  • Brown Petrel, 87

  • Buchanan, J., 317, 412, 414, 419, 422

  • Buddha, 424

  • Building Timbers of Auckland, 37

  • Bull, F., 69

C.

  • Caddis Fly, Metamorphosis of, 213

  • Canary, New Zealand, 102

  • Canterbury Philosophical Society, 424

  • Cape Colville, Minerals of, 421

  • Carex berggreni, 297

  • Carpophaga novæ-zealandiæ, 103, 129

  • Carpophyllum maschalocarpum, 310

  • Cheeseman, T. F., 137, 315

  • Chilton, Charles, M.A., 141, 159

  • Chromodoris, new species, 137

  • Chudleigh, E. R., 25

  • Circus gouldi, 97

  • Clianthus puniceus, 291

  • Coleman, A., 375

  • Colenso, W., 118, 219, 256, 291

  • Coniferous Plants, 441

  • Conopomorpha, 183

  • “Cooke's Voyages in 1708–11,” 411

  • Cook's Petrel, 92

  • Coprosma rufescens, 261; heterophylla, 263; tenuifolia, areolata, 315; petriei, 316

  • Cordiceps, 212

  • Cotula, 295

  • Cow in Maori, 15

  • Crawford, J. C., 46

  • Creadion, 102

  • Crow, 102; Orange-wattled, 106

  • Crustacea malacostraca, 141

  • Cryptogamic Plants, newly discovered, 219

  • Cuculidæ, 102

  • Cyathophorum, 226

  • Cyttaria purdiei, Buch., 317

D.

  • Desmid, 325

  • De Zouche, Dr., 428

  • Diadema nerina, 205

  • Dobson, E. H., Maori Stone Implement found by, 29

  • Ducks, 103

  • D'Urvillea utilis, 308

  • Dysporus serrator, 99

E.

  • Earina, 267

  • Earthquakes, 1885, 443

  • Eccles, Major, Trout caught by, in Silverstream, 413

  • Eclipse of the Sun, 375; general description, 376; temperature, 381; corona, 385; bands or rays of light, 388

  • Ectocarpus siliculosus, 305

  • Ecklonia radiata, 306

– 466 –
  • Epinal Glossary, 411

  • Fpyaxa rosearia, 208

  • Eudyptes, 100

  • European and Maori Languages, 17

  • Evans, 414

  • Evolution, 419, 429

F.

  • Fantail, 102

  • Fenton, F. D., 421

  • Ferguson, Dr. Lindo, 428

  • Ferret, Habits of, 110

  • Flora of Nelson District, 318

  • Food Plants used by Civilized Man, 30

  • Fossombronia, 248, 285

  • Fourcroya longæva, 414

  • Frankland, F. W., 58

  • Fucoideæ of Banks Peninsula, 303

G.

  • Gahnia, 278

  • Gannet, 99

  • Gastrodia, 268

  • Gelechia, 166

  • Geology of Scinde Island, 311, 327

  • Geometrina, Nomenclature of New Zealand, 184

  • Geometry, Non-Euclidian, vindicated 58

  • Gerygone, 102

  • Glaucopis, 102

  • Glaucopis cinerea, 106

  • Goodall, J., 375

  • Gottschea, 238, 284

  • Gould's Petrel, 90

  • Ground Lark, 102

  • Gunnera, 260

  • Gymnomitrium, 236

H.

  • Haast, Dr. von, 23, 24

  • Habits of New Zealand Birds, 96

  • Halcyon vagans, 101

  • Haloragis, 259

  • Hamilton, A., 123, 135, 209

  • Hamilton, W. S., 402

  • Haslam, 424

  • Hawke's Bay District, 340

  • Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute, 433

  • Hector, Dr., 376

  • Hemiclæa, 199

  • Hemitelia, 222

  • Hepialus virescens, 212

  • Heron, 99

  • Heteralocha, 102

  • Hieracidea novæ-zealandiæ, 96

  • Hochstetter, Dr. von, 424

  • Hocken, Dr., 428

  • Hogben, G., 424

  • Honey-eaters, 101

  • Honorary Members, N.Z. Institute, 444; Ordinary, 445

  • Hookeria, 283

  • Hormosira banksii, 309

  • Hudson, G. V., 213

  • Hudson, Dr., 375

  • Huia, 102

  • Hutchinson, Dr. 413

  • Hutton, Capt. F. W., 328, 336

  • Hybrid Ducks, 134

  • Hydrocotyle, 260

I.

  • Indigenous Plants, 256

  • Inebriety, 428

  • Institutions, &c., supplied with the “Transactions,” 460

  • Introduction of British Birds, 288

  • Isochasta, 163

  • Isolepis, 277

J.

  • Jungermannia, 236

K.

L.

  • Laing, R. M., 299, 303, 425

  • Landrails, 103

  • Lane, Captain, 45

  • Laridæ, 100

  • Laughing Owl, 97

  • Lautour, Dr. de, Schist Implement found by, 29

  • Lepidozia, 244

  • Linyphia, 184

  • Lucretius, 424

  • Luzula, 276

  • Lycosa, 201

M.

  • Macgregor, Rev. Dr., 429

  • Mackechnie, E. A., 422

  • Mackelvie, J. T., 419

  • Macrocystis dubenii, 307

  • Manihera, Portrait of, 411

  • Maori and Persian, 11

  • Maori and Sanscrit, 5

– 467 –
  • Maoris in Asia, 3

  • Maori House, Auckland, 421

  • Maori Kite, 411

  • Maori Language, 46

  • Maoris, Stone Implements used by, 29

  • Maori Word for Cow, 15; Fish, 16 Pig, 16; Water, 16

  • Marginaria boryana, 310

  • Martin Hugh, 112

  • Martin, J., 420

  • Maskell, W. M., 325

  • Mastigobryum, 245

  • McKay, A., 23, 367

  • Meeson, John, 375

  • Megacraspedus, 162

  • Meliphacidæ, 101

  • Members, N.Z. Institute: Honorary, 444; Ordinary, Auckland, 448; Canterbury, 451; Hawke's Bay, 455; Nelson, 458; Otago, 453; Southland, 457; Wellington, 445; Westland, 454

  • Mentha, 264

  • Metamorphosis of Caddis Fly, 213

  • Meteorological Statistics, 1885, 441

  • Meyrick, E., 162, 184

  • Micro-Lepidoptera, 162

  • Microtis, 269

  • Mnesarchæa, 180

  • Mnium, 225

  • Moa, Exterminators of, 23

  • Moa Feathers, 83

  • Moa Hunters, 23

  • Mongoose, Habits of, 110

  • Moore, Dr. J. Murray, 420, 421

  • Morepork, 97

  • Moriori and Maori, Stone Weapons of, 24

  • Moriori Grindstones, 25

  • Morioris, Genealogy of, 29

  • Morioris, not possessing Nephrite Weapons or Implements, 27

  • Myosotis cheesemanii, 296

N.

  • Native Birds, Protection of, 112

  • Napier Limestones, Age of, 367

  • Nelson District, Flora of, 318

  • Nelson Philosophical Society, 437

  • Nestor, 98

  • New Native Plants, 295

  • New Volcano in Friendly Islands, 41

  • New Zealand, Early History of, 428

  • New Zealand, Old Map of, 414

  • Non-Euclidian Geometry Vindicated, 58

  • Noteroclada, 248

  • Notornis, Skeleton of, 78

O.

  • Ocydromus, 99

  • Ocydromus australis, 131

  • Ocydromus fuscus, 105

  • Okewa, 27

  • Olearia, 263

  • Orange-wattled Crow, 106

  • Orthagoriscus mola, 135

  • Orthenches, 175

  • Orthoceras, 273

  • Orthonyx, 102

  • Otago Institute, 427

P.

  • Palæomicra, 180

  • Paper Nautilus, New, 138

  • Parker, Professor T. J., 78, 429

  • Parrakeet, Alpine, 98

  • Parrots, 98

  • Patus used for cutting up Grampus, 26

  • Peacock, T., 421

  • Penguin, 100

  • Persian and Maori, 14

  • Petalophyllum, 249

  • Petane District, Birds of, 123

  • Petrie, D., 295, 428

  • Petroica, 102

  • Phæosaces, 171

  • Phalacrocorax, 100

  • Philygria, 159

  • Phosphorus in Nature, 426

  • Pigeon, Remarkable Variety of New Zealand, 129

  • Pill-Millipede, 139

  • Pimelea, 265

  • Platinum Crystals at Orepuke, 402

  • Platycercus alpinus, 98; auriceps, 129

  • Plutella, 177

  • Podomitrium, 285

  • Pogonornis cincta, 84

  • Polecat, Habits of, 110

  • Polytrichum, 282

  • Pomaderris, 258

  • Pond, J. A., 416, 421, 422

  • Porphyrio melanotus, 99

  • Prasophyllum, 273

  • Prehistoric Weapons, 420

  • Primæval History, 33

  • Procellaria cooki, 92; gouldi, 90; parkinsoni, 87

  • Protection of Native Birds, 112

  • Protosynæma, 173

  • Psiloclada, 243

  • Psittacidæ, 98

  • Pterostylis, 270

  • Puffinus assimilis, 95; gavius, 93

  • Purdie, A., 208

  • Putiki Series, Wanganui, 339

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R.

  • Rainbird, 93

  • Rallidæ, 103

  • Ranunculus, 256

  • Reform of English Spelling, 46

  • Reischek, A., 84, 87, 90, 92, 93, 95, 96, 105, 108, 110

  • Reports, Auckland, 422; Canterbury, 425; New Zealand Institute, 408; Otago, 429; Wellington, 416; Westland, 432; Hawke's Bay, 435; Southland, 436; Nelson, 437

  • Rhipidura, 102

  • River Terraces, 424

  • Robin, New Zealand, 102

  • Rock Sections, Preparation of, 428

S.

  • Scieropepla, 165

  • Scinde Island, Geology of, 327

  • Scirpus, 277

  • Scott, Prof., 327, 429

  • Seagulls, 100

  • Sea Swallows, 99

  • Sections of Bones and Teeth, 428

  • Seismograph, New, 69

  • Shag, 100

  • Shand, A., 25

  • Skeleton of Notornis, 78

  • Skey, W., 401

  • Smith, W. W., 131

  • Southland Institute, 436

  • Sphærotherium novæ-zealandiæ, 139

  • Sphenodon, 118; punctatum, 108

  • Sphenæacus, 102

  • Sphygmograph, 420

  • Spiders of New Zealand, 184

  • Splachnidium rugosum, 309

  • Stackhousia, 258

  • Stellaria, 257

  • Sterna, 99

  • Stoat, Habits of, 110

  • Stone Age in Europe, 425

  • Stone Axes, 25

  • Stone Clubs, 25

  • Stone Weapons of the Moriori and Maori, 24

  • Stitch-bird, 84

  • Stringops, 98

  • Sun-fish, 135

  • Sun's Heat, Maintenance of, 394

  • Survival of the Fittest, 422

  • Suter, Right Rev. Dr., 375

  • Swamp-bird, 102

  • Swamp Hawk, 97

  • Swamp Hen, 99

  • Symes, Dr. W. H., 426

  • Symphyogyna, 251

T.

  • Tarepo, 113

  • Tertiary Shells, New, 333

  • Thelymitra, 272

  • Theridium, 187

  • Thiotricha, 164

  • Thomson, G. M., 141, 427

  • Thought Transference, 425

  • Timbers, Building, 37

  • Tiora (Stitch-bird), 84

  • Tongatabu, New Volcano near, 41, 421

  • Transplanted Trees, 311

  • Travers, H. H., 26

  • Travers, W. T. L., 30

  • Tregear, E., 3

  • Triploceras tridentatum, Maskell, 325

  • Trout in Silverstream, 413; Hutt, 414

U.

  • Ulrich, Prof., 428

  • Urquhart, A. T., 184

V.

  • Vegetable Caterpillar, 209

  • Vegetable Tissues, 427

  • Vorticellæ, 215

W.

  • Waders, The, 103

  • Wanganui System, 336; Mollusca of, 346

  • Warbler, 102

  • Weasel, Habits of, 110

  • Weather, Notes on the, during 1855, 422

  • Weka, 105

  • Wellington Philosophical Society, 411

  • Westland Institute, 432

  • White, Taylor, 83, 134

  • Wood-hen, 99

  • Wood Pigeon, 103

  • Wren, 101

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Z.