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19th May 1934. A glorious day after another wet night. Nearly all sunny after 11 AM.
Drove to Ballyteige Burrow (at Kilmore Quay end), Co. WX. to look for more [[underlined]] Thyrecoris scarabaeoides [[/underlined]], the bug I got here in May 1932 & which was new to Irish fauna: six specimens taken in moss-covered hollows in two places, about 1/2 & 1 mile west of Kilmore Quay.
Also took
[[underlined]] Tetramorium caespitum [[/underlined]] [[2 virgin female symbols]] abundant & saw them carry out [[female symbol]] larvae, apparently for a sun bath.
[[underlined]] Myrmica scabrinodis [[/underlined]] v. [[underlined]] sabaliti [[/underlined]] [[2 virgin female symbols]] in many places.
[[underlined]] Larius niger [[/underlined]] 1 [[virgin female symbol]] seen in one hollow on inland side of dunes.
[[underlined]] Bombus lucorum, terrestris [[/underlined]] (1 [[female symbol]]. George!), [[underlined]] agrorum [[/underlined]], [[underlined]] muscorum [[/underlined]] & [[underlined]] lapidarius [[/underlined]] [[2 female symbols]].
[[underlined]] Osmia aurulenta [[/underlined]] 2 [[2 male symbols]], just out, taken in hollow 1 mile from K. Quay, on [[underlined]] Viola [[/underlined]] ([[underlined]] canina [[/underlined]]?) flowers.
[[underlined]] Dolerus picipes [[/underlined]] [[2 male symbols]] & [[female symbol]]. [[underlined]] D. haematodes [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]]. }
" [[Ditto for: Dolerus]] [[underlined]] aeneus [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[male symbol]] }
[[side note applying to above three species]] all swept off [[underlined]] Psamma [[/underlined]] on the dunes. [[/side note]]
[[underlined]] Pachynematus diaphanus [[/underlined]] [[strikethrough]] [[female symbol]] [[/strikethrough]] [[checkmark]] 1 [[male symbol]] in drain along marsh.
[[underlined]] Aspilota [[/underlined]] [[insertion]] n. sp. or same as [[underlined]] parvicornis [[/underlined]] Th., Same as taken on Murrough, Co. WI, on 14.5.32 (or 33?) [[/insertion]] [[female symbol]] in drain. [[underlined]] Aphidius [[/underlined]]
[[underlined]] Gyrocampa aliginosa [[/underlined]] 2 [[2 male symbols]] in drain.
Bracon cf. [[underlined]] fraudator [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]] in marsh of drain. [[underlined]] B. [[/underlined]] cf. [[underlined]] osculator [[/underlined]]? 1 [[male symbol]]
[[underlined]] Apanteles [[/underlined]] fulvipes ? 1 [[male symbol]] [[underlined]] Ap. cf. infimus [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]]

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19.5.34 cont. Ballyteige Burrows, WX cont.
[[underlined]] Pezomachus [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]], very black. P. [[blank space]] 2 [[2 female symbols]], 1st seg red at apex.
[[underlined]] Leptocryptus [[/underlined]] 2 [[2 male symbols]], one very small & with malformed abdomen.
[[underlined]] Hemiteles [[/underlined]] ?? & 2 other Cryptids (red abd.)

[[underlined]] Pimpla turionellae [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[female symbol]].
[[underlined]] Angitia [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[male symbol]].
[[underlined]] Cremastus geminus [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]]
[[underlined]] Procto. [[/underlined]]
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19.5.34 Duncannon, Co. WX.
[[underlined]] Bombus deshamellus [[/underlined]] seen on wallflowers at S.E. cliffs under the fort at  10.30 AM.
Ichneumid [[male symbol]] on window in hotel at 7.0 P.M.

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20th May 1934. A disappointing day, misty rain in morning & cold sea fog all day at Duncannon, very hot & some sun at The Pink Point (below new Ross) in afternoon. Left Duncannon at 11.15 & drove to new Ross, but stopped for a few minutes in side valley full of Salix near Camlin Hill, [[insertion]] - P.T.O. [[/insertion]], where beat one small sawfly (damaged by beating!) then on to The Pink Point on Kilkenny side of river till nearly 5 PM.

Transcription Notes:
Thyrecoris scarabaeoides = Thyreocoris scarabaeoides -@siobhanleachman

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