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15th Sept. 1935.  A blustery day, with very high wind, W-SW, & heavy showers: otherwise all sunny & sun very hot.
Shore along railway, where it crosses estuary, 1/2 mile S. of Donabate station, Co. Dublin. 10 till 1. PM.
[Looking under sea-weed &c for Braconids, but hardly any weed & this mainly fresh [[underlined]] Zostera [[/underlined]] & high spring tide soon covered even this : a few insects swept along railway & where this crosses peninsula 1/4 mile S. of road to Corballis.]
[[underlined]] Bombus muscorum [[/underlined]] several [[2 male symbols]] & [[2 virgin female symbols]] seen.
[[underlined]] B. lapidarius [[/underlined]] [[2 male symbols]]. [[underlined]] B. agrorum [[/underlined]] [[2 male symbols]] or [[2 virgin female symbols]] seen.
[no other aculeates seen]

[[underlined]] Exolytus [[/underlined]] [[female symbol]] swept on peninsula.

[[underlined]] Pimpla brevicornis [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]], several [[2 female symbols]], probably at Knapweed.

[[underlined]] Perilitus [[/underlined]]   1
[[underlined]] Apanteles [[/underlined]] 1 sp. with milky wings. [[underlined]] Ap. [[/underlined]] cf. [[underlined]] fulvipes [[/underlined]] 3 [[2 female symbols]].
[[underlined]] Sigalphus caudatus [[/underlined]] 2 [[2 female symbols]]. [[underlined]] S. floricola [[/underlined]] [[strikethrough]] ? [[/strikethrough]] 1 [[female symbol]]
[[underlined]] Aphaereta cephalotes [[/underlined]] ? 2 [[2 female symbols]] under sea-weed.

Scelio ? sp. 1, short wings, under sea-weed.

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22nd Sept. 1935. A fine day, mild, some sun, with westerly breeze: small insects very numerous.
[[underlined]] Furry Glen, Phoenix Park, Co. DU. [[/underlined]]
All insects swept by stream, or taken with sucker from leaves of Coltsfoot, above where main avenue crosses glen above the pond & below a house with sewage tank draining into stream
[No aculeates seen in park, but [[underlined]] Vespa [[/underlined]] [[2 virgin female symbols]] (? all [[underlined]] vulgaris [[/underlined]]) very numerous at Harolds Cross, &c.].
[[underlined]] Phaenocarpa picinervis [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]]. [[underlined]] Ph. livida [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]]. [[underlined]] Pentapleura angustula [[/underlined]] [[checkmark]] [[male symbol]].
Aspilota 15 ex. ca. 7 spp.? (including 2 [[underlined]] Synaldis [[/underlined]]) = [[underlined]] Synaldis concolor [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[male symbol]], 2 [[2 female symbols]]
[[underlined]] Synaldis longicornis [[/underlined]] m ? 1 [[male symbol]], 1 [[female symbol]].
[[underlined]] Dacnusa lateralis [[/underlined]] ? 2 [[2 male symbols]]   D pallidistigma ? 7 exx [[2 male symbols]] & [[2 female symbols]].
D. ovalis ?? 3 [[2 male symbols]], with 26, 31 & 35 jointed antennae. [[underlined]] D. areolaris [[/underlined]] [[2 male symbols]] & [[2 female symbols]] 1 small [[female symbol]] mtd. only.
D. sp.? like small "[[underlined]] rotundiventris [[/underlined]] mihi", [[female symbol]], 35 jointed antennae & wide rugose sternauli.
[[underlined]] Ephedrus validus [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]] & 1 [[female symbol]]   [[underlined]] Aphidius [[/underlined]], 1 [[male symbol]], not kept.
[[underlined]] Opius irregularis [[/underlined]] ? 2 [[2 male symbols]], many [[2 female symbols]], I believe all taken on the Coltsfoot leaves.
[[underlined]] Opius clarus [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[female symbol]] 1
[[underlined]] Apanteles [[/underlined]] - 1

[[strikethrough]] Dicaelotus [[/strikethrough]] ? [[insertion]] Centeterus ? [[/insertion]] - 1 [[male symbol]]
1 [[female symbol]] very curious little sp. near last. = [[underlined]] Epitomus pygmaeus [[/underlined]] Brischke {AWS. 5.11.35.}
[[underlined]] Hemiteles [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]], with banded wings, near [[underlined]] areator [[/underlined]] group?
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[2 spp. taken by E. O'Mahony in St. Anne's, Clontarf, Co. DU.
= [[underlined]] Ichneumon latrator [[/underlined]] var [[underlined]] means [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]]. [[underlined]] Hemiteles [[/underlined]] ? a nice red [[female symbol]].

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Reviewed. Solved some [[?]] -@siobhanleachman

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