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Volume 49, 1916

Contents.

Pages
I. Botany.
Art. I. Notes from the Canterbury College Mountain Biological Station, Cass: No. 5 — The Mat-plants, Cushion-plants, and Allied Forms of the Cass River Bed (Eastern Botanical District, New Zealand). By C. E. Foweraker, M.A. 145
II. Notes on Parsonsia capsularis R. Br. By H. Carse 4546
III. On a New South Polynesian Palm, with Notes on the Genus Rhopalostylis Wendl. et Drude. By Dr. Odoardo Beccari 4750
IV. Descriptions of New Native Flowering-plants, with some Notes on Known Species. By D. Petrie, M.A., Ph.D. 5155
V. Notes on New Zealand Floristic Botany, including Descriptions of New Species, &c. (No. 2). By L. Cockayne, Ph.D., F.L.S., F.R.S. 5665
VI. A Consideration of the Terms “Species” and “Variety” as used in Botany, with Special Reference to the Flora of New Zealand. By L. Cockayne, Ph.D., F.L.S., F.R.S. 6679
VII. Studies in the New Zealand Species of the Genus Lycopodium: Part II—Methods of Vegetative Reproduction. By the Rev. J. E. Holloway, D.Sc. 8093
VIII. The Vegetation and Flora of Lord Howe Island. By W. R. B. Oliver 94161
IX. Botanical Results of an Excursion to the Upper Makarora Valley and the Haast Pass, supported by a list of the Species observed. By D. L. Poppelwell 16166
X. Notes of a Botanical Excursion to Long Island, near Stewart Island, including a List of Species. By D. L. Poppelwell 167171
XLIX. Effects of the Snowstorm of the 6th September, 1916, on the Vegetation of Stewart Island. By Walter Traill 518
II. Zoology.
Art. XI. Contributions to the Diptera Fauna of New Zealand: Part I. By David Miller 172194
XII. A List of the Lepidoptera of Otago. By Alfred Philpott 195238
XIII. Descriptions of New Species of Lepidoptera. By Alfred Philpott 239245
XIV. Descriptions of New Zealand Lepidoptera. By E. Meyrick, B.A., F.R.S. 245247
XV. Revision of the New Zealand Notodontina. By E. Meyrick, B.A., F.R.S. 248273
XVI. New Lepidoptera. By W. G. Howes, F.E.S. 274
XVII. Some Corals from Kermadec Islands. By Thomas Wayland Vaughan 275279
XVIII. On the Origin of a New Species by Isolation. By Henry Suter 279283
XIX. Notes on the Occurrence and Habits of the Fresh-water Crustacean Lepidurus viridis Baird. By Miss E. M. Herriott, M.A. 284291
XX. The New Zealand Sand-hoppers belonging to the Genus Talorchestia. By Charles Chilton, M.A., D.Sc, LL.D., F.L.S., C.M.Z.S. 292303
XXI. The Lithobiomorpha of New Zealand. By Gilbert Archey, M.A. 303318
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Art. XXII. The Occurrence in New Zealand of Craterostigmus tasmanianus Pocock (Chilopoda). By Gilbert Archey, M.A. 319320
XXXIV. Kermadec Island Fleas. By F. W. Hilgendorf, D.Sc. 428
LI. The Blepharoceridae (Diptera) of New Zealand (in Part a Translation of the Work of Professor Mario Bezzi). By David Miller 530
III. Geology.
Art. XXIII. The Stratigraphy of the Tertiary Beds of the Trelissick or Castle Hill Basin. By R. Speight, M.Sc, F.G.S. 321356
XXIV. An Unrecorded Tertiary Outlier in the Basin of the Rakaia. By R. Speight, M.Sc, F.G.S. 356360
XXV. An Ancient Buried Forest near Riccarton: its bearing on the Mode of Formation of the Canterbury Plains. By R. Speight, M.Sc, F.G.S. 361364
XXVI. The Geology of Banks Peninsula. By R. Speight, M.Sc., F.G.S. 365392
XXVIL. The Relationship of the Upper Cretaceous and Lower Cainozoic Formations of New Zealand. By Professor James Park, F.G.S. 392394
XXVIII. The Rate of Erosion of Hooker and Mueller Glaciers, Now Zealand. By Professor James Park, F.G S. 395396
XXIX On a New Species of Coral from the Lower Oamaruian Tuffs near Deborah, Oamaru. By Professor James Park, F.G.S. 396
XXX. Diastrophic and other Considerations in Classification and Correlation, and the Existence of Minor Diastrophic Districts in the Notocene. By J. Allan Thomson, M.A., D.Sc, F.G.S. 397413
XXXI. The Hawera Series, or the So-called “Drift Formation” of Hawera. By J. Allan Thomson, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S. 414417
XXXII. Additional Facts concerning the Distribution of Igneous Rooks in New Zealand. By J. A. Bartrum 418424
XXXIII. Concretions in the Recent Sediments of the Auckland Harbour, New Zealand By J. A. Bartrum 425428
XXXV. The Fossil Plains of North Otago. By C. A. Cotton, D.Sc., F.G.S 429432
XXXVI. Geology of the Central Kaipara. By Professor P. Marshall, M.A., D.Sc. 433450
XXXVII. The Wangaloa Beds. By Professor P. Marshall, M.A., D.Sc. 450460
XXXVIII. Additional Fossils from Target Gully, near Oamaru. By Professor P. Marshall, M.A., D.Sc. 461462
XXXIX. Fossils and Age of the Hampden (Onekakara) Beds. By Professor P. Marshall, M.A., D.Sc. 463466
XLVII. Notes on an Artesian Trial Bore, Westshore, Napier. By R. W. Holmes, M.Inst.C.E. 509512
XLII. Fluctuations in the Water-level of some Artesian Wells in the Christchurch Area. By F. W. Hilgendorf, D.Sc. 491493
XLIII. Note on the Fluctuation of Water-level in a Christchurch Artesian Well. By L. P. Symes. 493495
IV. Miscellaneous.
Art. XL. On the Absorption of Lime by Soils: An Investigation of the Hutchinson-MacLennan Method of determining the Lime Requirements of Soils. By Leonard J. Wild, M.A., B.Sc., F.G.S., and James G. Anderson, M.Sc. 466475
XLI. On the Proposal for a Soil Survey of New Zealand. By Leonard J. Wild, M.A., B.Sc., F.G.S. 476490
XLIV. Apparatus for the Determination of the Magnitude of Small Forces, especially useful in connection with Hydraulic Experiments. By Professor R. J. Scott, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech E., F A.I.E.E. 496497
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Art. XLV. An Arrangement for quieting the Flow of a Stream of Disturbed Water. By Professor R. J. Scott, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.A.I.E.E. 498500
XLVI. A Study of the Electrical Deposition of Nickel in the Presence of Nitrate. By James G. Anderson, M.Sc. 501509
XLVIII. Night Marching by the Stars. By George Hogben, M.A., F.G.S., C.M.G. 513517
L. New Zealand Bird-song: Further Notes. By Johannes C. Andersen 519530
Proceedings.
Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors 533547
Wellington Philosophical Society 548551
Auckland Institute 552556
Philosophical Institute of Canterbury 557560
Otago Institute 561564
Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute 565
Nelson Institute 565
Manawatu Philosophical Society 566
Wanganui Philosophical Society 567
Appendix.
New Zealand Institute Act 570572
Regulations 572574
Hutton Memorial Medal and Research Fund 575577
Hector Memorial Research Fund 577578
Regulations for administering the Government Research Grant 579580
Carter Bequest 580
New Zealand Institute—List of Officers, &c. 581584
Roll of Members 585604
Serial Publications received by the Library of the Institute 605609
List of Institutions to which the Publications of the Institute are presented 610615
Index 617618