208 Entomological Society. the Circine facial disc in the present bird, which is I believe new, and belongs to Buteo proper and not to Circus. Buteo phimipes, mihi. — Throughout of a uniform dusky brown, as in the moor buzzard ; region of tlie lores only albescent ; cere and legs greenish yellow ; bill blue, with black tips and talons ; tail very vaguely rayed with a paler shade of colour and wings inter-nally. Of slender make, and with long and acute talons, whereas the white head is of very robust make, and has less acute but stronger talons. This is in make as in colours, a Circus ; that, a buzzard proper or an eagle. In plumipes the tarse is scutellate before and behind, reticulate to the sides and at base, and two-thirds of the acropodia likewise are reticulate. The cere is large in both, and in both the nares are longitudinally cleft and irregularly ovoid in form. The one passes towards Buteo from Circus, the other towards Aquila from Buteo. Length (foem.), 19^ inches; bill, 1^ ; tail, 9 ; tarse, 3 ; central toe and nail, 2 ; hind, 1^. Procured in the central hilly re-gion. Manners not noted. ENTOMOLOGICAL. SOCIETY. October 2nd, 1843. — George Newport, Esq., President, in the Chair. Captain Parry exhibited a box of Coleopterous insects from Co-lombia, including Megasoma Elephas, a curious genus allied to Me-galopus, and another apparently allied to Ancistrosoma. Mr. Westwood exhibited a gynandromorphous specimen of En-dromis versicolor from the collection of Dr. Becker, the antennae and wings on the left-hand side being masculine, and those of the right side being female. Tlie Rev. F. W. Hope exhibited a specimen of the larva oi Acilius voided by a boy at Tunbridge Wells. The following memoirs were read : — " Description of new species of exotic Coleoptera." By the Rev. F. W. Hope, F.R.S. Lucanus Parryi, Hope. Niger nitidus, mandibulis longitudine capite (cqualibus, apicibus acutis supra dentatis ; elytris glabris ; tibiis anticis externe serratis, posticis unispinosis . Long. corp. lin. \Q\ ; lat. lin. O;!;. ^^h/s L. nepalensi, Hope. — Hab. in Agro Nepalensi. Mus. Parry. Lucanus Vitulus, Dejean (ined.) ? . Niger nitidus glaber, man-dibulis brevibus acutis; thorace marginato, angulis anticis haud productis, posticis pariim rotundatis ; tibiis anticis externe denti-culutis, posticis 4 iii medio unispinosis. Long, corp, lin. 16 ; lat. lin. 6. — Hab. in Java. Mus. Buquet. Lucanus (Hexarthrius) Buquettii, Hope. Niger, mandibulis exsertis arcuatis, apicibus 2-furcatis, introrsum crenatis unidentatis den-teque majori fer'e basali ; capite thoruceque scabriusculis ; tibiis intermedils 1-spinosis, posticis 2 inermibus. Long. corp. lin, 35 ; lat. lin. 9. — Hab. in Java. Mus, Buquet.