xlvii, '36] ENTOMOLOGICAL NEWS 231 Holotypc, 9 . California Beach, NORTH CAROLINA, April 20, 1930, through the kindness of Mr. J. S. Brimley, in excellent state of preservation. In the collection of the author. Allotypc, $ . Southern, Pines, N. Car., Apr. 19, 1917. In the collection of Ohio State University Museum, Columbus. Paralyses. Two males, one with same data as allotype, the other from the same locality, April 7, 1908, A. H. Manee, are like the allot Y]K. except the latter is only 12.5 mm. and there is a more definite dark middorsal spot on the second abdominal tergite. In the collections of the Ohio State and U. S. National Museums. The female bears a striking superficial resemblance to .1/rry-coniyia uii.vta Hine and the rather remarkable head characier-show close relationship to Anacimas dodyci (Whit). I am in-debted to Dr. Stone, who also studied the type of . /. linihcl-Idtus End., for pointing out its generic affinities, as well as lor the opportunity of establishment of the allo-and paratypes. The females of all three species of Anacimas have a rather broad, middorsal, brownish stripe on the abdomen in addition to small tongues and distinctive vestiture, especially about the head. Two New Cockle Burr Midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). By E. P. FELT, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories, Stamford, Connecticut. The two species described below were reared by Mr. Leith F. Hitchcock, of the Australian Commonwealth Prickly Pear Board Xanthium Investigations. Asphondylia xanthii n. sp. $. Length 3.5 mm., antennae nearly as long as the body, sparsely haired, dark brown, the third with a length four times its diameter; palpi triarticulate ; mcsonotum dark brown, tin 1 submedian lines thickly haired; scutellum and postscutellum fuscous yellowish; abdomen light brown; halteres fuscous, yel-lowish basally; legs a somewhat variable yellowish-straw color. 9 . Length 4 mm., antennae about three-fourths the lc: of the body, the third segment with a length live times its dia-meter; ovipositor about three-fourths the length of the body.