. Elements of biology; a practical text-book correlating botany, zoology, and human physiology. Biology. Life history of the Cecropia moth. Above, the adult; the larva (caterpillar) in center; the pupal case to right, below; the same cut open at left, below. From photo- graph loaned by the American Museum of Natural History. moth. The cocoons, made in part out of the leaves of the elm, oak, or maple, fall to the ground when the leaves drop, and hence are not so easily found as those of the Cecropia. This moth is a near relative of the Chinese silkworm, and its silk might be used with success w

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. Elements of biology; a practical text-book correlating botany, zoology, and human physiology. Biology. Life history of the Cecropia moth. Above, the adult; the larva (caterpillar) in center; the pupal case to right, below; the same cut open at left, below. From photo- graph loaned by the American Museum of Natural History. moth. The cocoons, made in part out of the leaves of the elm, oak, or maple, fall to the ground when the leaves drop, and hence are not so easily found as those of the Cecropia. This moth is a near relative of the Chinese silkworm, and its silk might be used with success w Stock Photo
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. Elements of biology; a practical text-book correlating botany, zoology, and human physiology. Biology. Life history of the Cecropia moth. Above, the adult; the larva (caterpillar) in center; the pupal case to right, below; the same cut open at left, below. From photo- graph loaned by the American Museum of Natural History. moth. The cocoons, made in part out of the leaves of the elm, oak, or maple, fall to the ground when the leaves drop, and hence are not so easily found as those of the Cecropia. This moth is a near relative of the Chinese silkworm, and its silk might be used with success w
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. Elements of biology; a practical text-book correlating botany, zoology, and human physiology. Biology. Life history of the Cecropia moth. Above, the adult; the larva (caterpillar) in center; the pupal case to right, below; the same cut open at left, below. From photo- graph loaned by the American Museum of Natural History. moth. The cocoons, made in part out of the leaves of the elm, oak, or maple, fall to the ground when the leaves drop, and hence are not so easily found as those of the Cecropia. This moth is a near relative of the Chinese silkworm, and its silk might be used with success were it not for the high rate of labor in this coun- try. The Chinese silk- worm is now raised with ease in southern California, China, Japan, Italy, and France, because of cheap labor, are still the most successful silk-raising _ , ^ , ,. ^ , . „. , , . countries. It is estimated Folyphemus, one half natural size. Jrhotograpneu by Davison. that it takes the silk from. 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.. Hunter, George William, 1873-1948. New York, American book company

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