. A manual for the study of insects. Insects. Fig. 730.âWing's of the honey-bee. With other insects the mouth-parts, if well developed, are formed either for biting or for sucking, but in this order they are adapted to serve both purposes (Fig. 731). The mandibles are fitted for biting, and they are sometimes very powerful. The maxillae, in the typical members of the order, are long, membranous or leathery, and form a sheath to the labium, the three organs thus constituting an appara- tus for sucking or lapping liquid food. The maxillary and the labial palpi are present. ^ r r r- Y^^ 731.âHead

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. A manual for the study of insects. Insects. Fig. 730.âWing's of the honey-bee. With other insects the mouth-parts, if well developed, are formed either for biting or for sucking, but in this order they are adapted to serve both purposes (Fig. 731). The mandibles are fitted for biting, and they are sometimes very powerful. The maxillae, in the typical members of the order, are long, membranous or leathery, and form a sheath to the labium, the three organs thus constituting an appara- tus for sucking or lapping liquid food. The maxillary and the labial palpi are present. ^ r r r- Y^^ 731.âHead of The larvae of Hymenoptera are usually the honey-bee \ a, '' *â ^ ^ antenna; c, ciypeus; footless, map-e^ot-like creatures, incapable of ^, labrum; ;;Mnan- ' ^" ' ^ dibles; wjT, maxilla; any extended motion, and entirely depend- f^^,^^^^^^ paipus: /, ent on the provision made for them by the adult insects. But in the two lower families the larvae are furnished with legs, and frequently have a striking resem blance to caterpillars, both in form and in habits. When the larvae are full grown they transform to inactive pupae, which. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Comstock, John Henry, 1849-1931; Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930. joint author. Ithaca, N. Y. , Comstock Pub. Co.