- 304 pages
- The Canadian Entomologist, Vol. 10
- Entomological Society of Canada
- 24 March 2018 Entomological Society of Canada
Excerpt From The Canadian Entomologist, Vol 10 The Next Day I Went To The Wood With My Hand Glass And Watched For A Long Time To See What The Ants Sought The First Day I Had Seen Two Species Of Ants Engaged, Each Of Medium Size, But I Now Found A Third And Very Small Species Operating In The Same Manner, And In One Case Six Of These Were Busy Over One Larva But The Movements Of All The Species Were Similar They Ran Up And Down And Across The Bodies Of The Larvae, Working Their Antennae Violently, Keeping Their Mandibles Close To The Surface, Which They Often Stopped For An Instant To Lick The Whole Upper Side Of This Larva Is Covered With Little Glassy Stellar Processes, Five Or Six Rayed, Scarcely Raised, And From The Centre Of Each Springs A Short Hla Mentons Spine Where The Surface Is White These Processes Are White, But On The Dark Spots They Are Dark, And On These Last They Seemed To Be Less Regularly Stellate The Ants Attended Most Diligently To The Last Two Or Three Segments, And Especially To The Back Of The I 1th, But They Certainly Licked The Surface At The Junction Of These Segments And Elsewhere Along The Body Towards The Head I Thought There Might Be Some Exudation From The Surface, And Perhaps From The Stellar Processes, As I Saw No Special Organs For Excreting About The Publisher Forgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.com This Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.