. Homes without hands. : Being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction. Animals. 422 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. Just as the hymenoptera are chief among the pensiles and the builders, so are they cliief among the Social Insects, and the species which may be placed in this group are so numerous, that it will only be possible to make a selection of a few, which seem more interesting than the others.. In the British Museum there arc some very remarkable nests made by hymenopterous insects belonging to the genus Polyhia, several of which are drawn

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. Homes without hands. : Being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction. Animals. 422 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. Just as the hymenoptera are chief among the pensiles and the builders, so are they cliief among the Social Insects, and the species which may be placed in this group are so numerous, that it will only be possible to make a selection of a few, which seem more interesting than the others.. In the British Museum there arc some very remarkable nests made by hymenopterous insects belonging to the genus Polyhia, several of which are drawn
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. Homes without hands. : Being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction. Animals. 422 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. Just as the hymenoptera are chief among the pensiles and the builders, so are they cliief among the Social Insects, and the species which may be placed in this group are so numerous, that it will only be possible to make a selection of a few, which seem more interesting than the others.. In the British Museum there arc some very remarkable nests made by hymenopterous insects belonging to the genus Polyhia, several of which are drawn in the accompanying illustration. As it was desirable to include more than one specimen, the figures are necessarily much reduced in size. Neither the nests nor the insects, however, are of large dimensions, and the former are so sombre in colour as well as small in size, that they would not of themselves attract any attention. Their nests, however.. 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.. Wood, J. G. (John George), 1827-1889; Keyl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1823-1871; Smith, E. A. (Edward Alfred); Pearson, G. (George). London : Longmans, Green, and Co.

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