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Volume 31, 1898

Transactions.

I.—Zoology.

Art. Pages
I. On the Ornithology of New Zealand. By Sir Walter L. Buller, K.C.M.G., D.Sc., F.R.S. 137
II. On the-Appearance of Anosia bolina in the Wellington District. By A. P. Buler. Communicated through Sir Walter Buller 3839
III. Supplement to the Stenopelmatidœ of New Zealand. By Captain F. W. Hutton, F.R.S., Curator of the Canterbury Museum 4043
IV. Notes on the New Zealand Acrididœ. By Captain F. W. Hutton 4450
V. Revision of the New Zealand Phasmidœ. By Captain F. W. Hutton 5059
VI. New Zealand Polyplacophora: Keys to Genera and Species. By Henry Suter 5964
VII. Revision of the New Zealand Pleurotomidœ, with Descriptions of Six New Species. By Henry Suter 6477
VIII. Notes on New Zealand Galaxidœ, more especially those of the Western Slopes: with Descriptions of New Species, &c. By F. E. Clarke 7891
IX. On Exocœtus ilma: A New Species of Flying-fish. By F. E. Clarke 9396
X. Notes on Parore (the Mangrove Fish). By F. E. Clarke 96101
XI. Formaline in Museology. By Dr. G. Thilenius, Lecturer on Anatomy to the University of Strasburg. Communicated through Sir J. Hector 101103
XII. On the Habits of Dermestes vulpmus. By A. T. Potter 104105
XIII. Notice of the Occurrence of the Australian Snipe (Gallinago australis) in New Zealand. By T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S., F.Z.S 105106
XIV. A Contribution to the Study of the Rotifera of New Zealand. By F. W. Hilgendorf, M.A. 107134
XV. A List of Marine Shells found at Whangarei Heads. By Charles Cooper 134140
XVI. Birds of the Bay of Islands. By A. T. Pycroft 141146
XVII. Notes on the Fourth Skin of Notornis. By W. Blaxland Benham, D.Sc. Lond., M.A. Oxon., Professor of Biology in the University of Otago 146150
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XVIII. Notes on certain of the Viscera of Notornis. By Professor W. Blaxland Beuham 151156
XIX. A Re-examination of Hutton's Types of New Zealand Earthworms. By Professor W. Blaxland Benham 156163
XX. On New Zealand Ephemeridœ: Two Species. By C. O. Lillie, M.A., B.Sc. 164169
XXI. A Revision of the Crustacea Anomura of New Zealand. By George M. Thomson, F.L.S. 169197
XXII. Synonymy of the New Zealand Orchestidœ. By G. M. Thomson 197207
XXIII. The Neuroptera of New Zealand. By Captain F. W. Hutton, F.R.S., Curator of the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch 208249
XXIV. The Life-history of the Tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus). By Arthur Dendy, D.Sc, Professor of Biology in the Canterbury College, University of New Zealand 249255
XXV. List of New Zealand Mollusca described in Foreign Publications since 1890. By Henry Suter 255261

II.—Botany.

XXVI. A Description of some Newly Discovered New Zealand Ferns. By W. Colenso, F.R.S., F.L.S. (Lond.) 263266
XXVII. Phænogams: A Description of a few more Newly Discovered Indigenous Plants; being a Further Contribution towards the making known the Botany of New Zealand. By W. Colenso 266281
XXVIII. The Fungus Flora of New Zealand. By George Massee, F.L.S., F.R.M.S., Principal Assistant (Cryptogams), Royal Herbarium, Kew. Communicated by Sir J. Hector 282349
XXIX. On the Occurrence of Ottelia in New Zealand. By T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S., F.Z.S. 350351
XXX. Description of a New Species of Corysanthes. By T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S., F.Z.S. 351352
XXXI. Botanical Notes. By D. Petrie, M.A. 352354
XXXII. An Inquiry into the Seedling Forms of New Zealand Phanerogams and their Development. By L. Cockayne 354398
XXXIII. On the Burning and Reproduction of Subalpine Scrub and its Associated Plants, with. Special Reference to Arthur's Pass District. By L. Cockayne 398419
XXXIV. Descriptions of New Species of Astelia, Veronica, and Celmisia. By L. Cockayne 419424
XXXV. On Ligusticum trifoliatum, Hook, f. By L. Cockayne 424426
XXXVI. Some Recent Additions to the Moss-Flora of New Zealand. By T. W. Naylor Beckett, F.L.S. 426437
XXXVII. Notes on the New Zealand Musci. By Robert Brown 437442
XXXVIII. Notes on New Zealand Musci, and Descriptions of New Species. By Robert Brown 442470
XXXIX. On the Future of the New Zealand Bush. By Canon Philip Walsh 471482
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III.—Geology.

Art Pages
XL. Corrections in the Names of some New Zealand Rooks. By Captain F. W. Hutton, F.R.S., Curator of the Canterbury Museum 483484
XLI. On a Supposed Rib of the Kumi, ox Ngarara. By Captain F. W. Hutton 485
XLII. On the Footprint of a Kiwi-like Bird from Manaroa. By Captain F. W. Hutton 486
XLIII. Notes on a West Coast Dolerite. By W. A. MacLeod, B.Sc. 487488
XLIV. Notes on a Hypersthene Andesite from White Island. By W. A. MacLeod 488489
XLV. Notes on a Hornblende Trachyte from Tawhetarangi. By W. A. MaoLeod 490491
XLVI. On Occurrences of Gold in the Coromandel District. By J. M. Maclaren, B.Sc. 492493
XLVII. On the Geology of Te Moehau. By J. M. Maclaren 494498
XLVIII. Some Notes on the Volcanoes of the Taupo District. By Benedict Friedlaender, Ph.D., of Berlin. Communicated by T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S. 498510
XLIX. The Volcanoes of the Pacific. By Coleman Phillips 510551
L. On the Artesian Wells at Longburn. By J. March-banks, A.M.I.C.E. 551554

IV.—Chemistry and Physics.

LI. An Instrument for roughly determining the Relative Thermometric Conductivities of Liquids. By Dr. W. P. Evans 555556
LII. On the Distillation Products of the Blackball Coal. By Dr. W. P. Evans 556557
LIII. Contact Metamorphism at the New Brockley Coalmine (Malvern Hills). By Dr. W. P. Evans 557564
LIV. Analyses (Technical) of New Zealand Coals. By Dr. W. P. Evans 564565
LV. On the Apparent Occlusion of Sulphuretted Hydrogen in a Bituminous Coal. By Dr. W. P. Evans 566567
LVI. On the Interaction of Cyclones upon one another. By Major-General Schaw, G.B., R.E. 567569
LVII. Further Light on the Circulation of the Atmosphere in the Southern Hemisphere. By Major-General Schaw 570576
LVIII. On Seasonal Time. By G. V. Hudson 577583
LIX. The Wanganui Earthquake of the 8th December, 1897. By George Hogben, M.A., Secretary of the Seismological Committee of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science 583590
LX. Notes on the Comparison of some Elements of Earthquake Motion as observed in New Zealand, with their Theoretic Values. By George Hogben 590593
LXI. The Tasmanian Earthquake of the 27th January, 1892. By George Hogben 594601
LXII. A Graphic Method of calculating Cubic Content of Excavation, as for Water-races on Uneven Ground. By George Hogben 602603
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V. Miscellaneous.

Art Pages
LXIII. Inaugural Address. By Edward Tregear 605623
LXIV. Congenital Stigmata. By Edward Tregear 623625
LXV. The Art of the Whare Pora: Notes on the Clothing of the Ancient Maori, their Knowledge of preparing, dyeing, and weaving Various Fibres, together with some Account of Dress and Ornaments, and the Ancient Ceremonies and Superstitions of the Whare Pora. By Elsdon Best 625658
LXVI. A Comparison of New Zealand Mortality during the Periods 1874–81 and 1881–91. By C. E. Adams, B.Sc., A.I.A., Engineering Scholar and Engineering Exhibitioner, Canterbury College, and Senior Scholar, New Zealand University; formerly Lecturer on Applied Mathematics, Canterbury Agricultural College 659660
LXVII. A Comparison of the General Mortality in New Zealand, in Victoria and New South Wales, and in England. By C. E. Adams 661666
LXVIII. An Account of the Fiji Fire Ceremony. By Dr. T. M. Hocken, F.L.S. 667672
LXIX. Moa Farmers. By Richard Henry. Communicated by Sir J. Hector 673677
LXX. Old Huts at Dusky Sound. By Richard Henry. Communicated by Sir J. Hector 677680
LXXI. Red Cats and Disease. By Richard Henry. Communicated by Sir J. Hector 680683
LXXII. National Pensions—a Proposed Scheme. By H. Hill, B.A., F.G.S. 683703