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He has also identified the Culicidae in the National Museum, and described three now species in the Canadian Entomologist for February, 1896, and in a paper on the Diptera of Florida, published in the Proc. Acad. Nat. Sciences of Philadelphia for 1895 he described a new species of Platyura and one of Drosophila from specimens in the National Museum. He is now engaged in identifying the Tachinidae in the National Museum collection and has nearly completed a monograph if the same. 
Mr. Linell has completed reports on the Japanese Coleoptera (acc. 27854), on the Coleoptera of the Chanler and Hohnel expeditions, and on the insects collected by Dr. W. L. Abbott on the Indian Islands, North of Madagascar. A restudy of the North American Coleoptera of the families of Scarabaeidae and Cerambycidae has resulted in two descriptive papers now being published in the Proceedings. 

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