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5th July 1935. Better than previous days, more sun, less drizzle, but still windy (SW) & things pretty wet. Spent morning 12 noon till 1.30 working lane & garden as on previous forenoon; in afternoon 2.30 till 5.0 PM worked down path to the sea, where tried sea-weed with little effect except [[underlined]] Platymischus dilatatus [[/underlined]] & a small fat Chalcid; also collected at stump & took several things on Nasturtium leaves in front of house.

12.0 till 1.30 Dunkerron Castle, grounds, lane & garden, SK. AM.
[[underlined]] Bombus agrorum [[/underlined]] & [[underlined]] lucorum [[/underlined]] seen.
[[underlined]] Andrena gwynana [[/underlined]] [[2 male symbols]]. [[underlined]] Sphecodes hyalinatus [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[female symbol]].
[[underlined]] Halictus [[calceatus?]] [[/underlined]]
[[underlined]] Megachile willughbiella [[/underlined]] a very large [[female symbol]] on [[underlined]] Rubus [[/underlined]] flowers.
[[underlined]] Vespa austriaca [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]] in lane. [[underlined]] V. norvegica [[/underlined]] [[virgin female symbol]] at conifer in field.
[[underlined]] V. sylvestris [[/underlined]] abundant on [[underlined]] Scrophularia [[/underlined]] in old "yard".
[[underlined]] Odynerus parietinus [[/underlined]] [[female symbol]] see, [[male symbol]] taken.
[[underlined]] Crabro varius, dimidiatus, chrysostomus [[/underlined]] [[2 male symbols]] (at post in "yard" field)
[[underlined]] C. leucostoma [[/underlined]] [[female symbol]].
[[underlined]] Pemphredon shuckardi [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]].

[[underlined]] Athalia lineolata [[/underlined]] [[male symbol]], [[underlined]] A. cordata [[/underlined]] [[male symbol]] & [[underlined]] A. lugens [[/underlined]] [[female symbol]] in lane, AM.

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5.7.35, A.M. morning cont. Dunkerron, SK. cont.
[[underlined]] Melanichneumon [[femeratata?]] [[/underlined]] [[strikethrough]] ? [[/strikethrough]] [[checkmark]] 1 [[male symbol]] in "yard", at [[underlined]] Scrophularia [[/underlined]] in AM.
[[underlined]] Ichneumon [[/underlined]] 2 spp. [[2 male symbols]] = { [[underlined]] Melahnichneumon saguinator [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[male symbol]] 
{[[underlined]] Ichneumon gracilentus [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[male symbol]].
[[underlined]] Hemitelus [[/underlined]] 2 very small [[2 male symbols]] carded.
[[underlined]] [[Attractodes tenebricosus?]] [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[female symbol]] carded.
[[underlined]] Pimpla pictifrons [[/underlined]] ([[underlined]] fide [[/underlined]] J. F. Perkins Aug. 1935) 1 [[male symbol]] & 1 [[female symbol]] swept in lane: [[underlined]] very like a Polysphinctes 7 with an areolet. [[/underlined]] 

[[underlined]] Perilissus lutescens [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[female symbol]] in A.M.
[[underlined]] Homocidus obscuripes [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]] .
[[underlined]] Exochus incidens [[/underlined]] ? 1 in AM.
[[underlined]] Stenomacrus laricis [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[male symbol]] (carded)

Angitea ? - 1 [[male symbol]] 
[[underlined]] Exetastes illusor [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]]
[[underlined]] Thersilochus [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]] (16 jointed antennae!). [[underlined]] Plectiscid [[/underlined]] [[male symbol]] 
[[underlined]] Bracon fulvipes [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]] [[underlined]] B. [[/underlined]] sp.? black 1 [[male symbol]]. [[underlined]] B. [[/underlined]] epitriptus ? 2 [[2 male symbols]].
[[underlined]] Microgaster [[/underlined]]   1 [[male symbol]]. [[underlined]] Euphorus pallidipes [[/underlined]] 1 ([[male symbol]] ?)
[[underlined]] Phaenocarpa conspurcator [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]]. [[underlined]] Dacnusa [[/underlined]] sp. (same as on 4/7/35?) 1 [[female symbol]]

[[underlined]] Proctos [[/underlined]] 3 spp. 3 exx

Transcription Notes:
Unsure of Melanichneumon [[femeratata?]] and [[Attractodes tenebricosus?]] - @siobhanleachman I believe "Melanichneumon" is actually some form of "melanistic/melanism" and that "femeratata" is possibly "presentation"" indicating the coloration of the bees.

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