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INSULA, Latin. An island. In the Roman law the word is applied to a house not connected with other houses, but separated by a surrounding space of ground. Calvini Lex; Vicat, Vocab. ad voc.

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Currently, the snow buntings on Kinmel Bay beach have been assigned to the Icelandic race insulae, showing brown in the wings, after six of the 12 were caught and ringed.
Region VI has straight streets, running parallel with each other (apart from Via Consolare), but the corners are not at right angles; there are sharp as well as obtuse corners, and the insulae are diamond-shaped.
Species are: Histricostoma creticum (Roewer 1927), Lacinius insularis Roewer 1923, Graecophalangium cretaeum Martens 1966, Opilio insulae Roewer 1956, Rafalskia cretica (Roewer 1923) (=Metaplatybunus rhodiensis Roewer 1924), and Leiobunum ghigii Di Caporiacco 1929.