Buru

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Buru

An ancient Akkadian unit of area approximately equivalent to 64.8 square kilometers.
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Indonesia (Key Inseln, Obi Id, Boeroe) brocki Hsiung --Mesonotal surface with 95 granules, lateral margin very spiny, first two anterior teeth closely connected; hind wing reaching 4th abdominal tergum.
Another good read is Karin Sitalsing's Boeroes: Een familiegeschiedenis van witte Surinamers (Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2016, paper [euro]21.99)--the history of a group of nineteenth-century Dutch settlers and their descendants.