Punch,  38 (1860), [xi].

Mr Punch's Entomological Recreations: Peculiar Habits of the Hop-Fly



Notes, Drollery


Entomology, Human Species

    'Natural Historical' description of the 'Hop-fly', a species with a 'dark green or brown body', which gives off a 'musty smell', lives 'about mews and livery stables', and which, 'between midnight and the small hours will be found motionless' near the houses where they obtain hops.

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