The Garden Guide

Book: The Principles of Landscape Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 1: Entomology as Applied to Gardens

Uniformity of classification

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1624. Entomologists are not yet agreed in adopting an uniform system of arrangement, although the classification of Latreille (which, from combining the most important characters of each of the three systems of Swammerdam, Linnï¾µus, and Fabricius, has received the name of the eclectic system) has, perhaps, been more universally adopted than any of the other attempts recently made towards a natural classification of insects.