. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. 522 HOMES WITHOUT HAKDS. are allowed to grow, and examining them carefully about the stems and roots. Nothing is more common than to find the stems of thistles swollen in parts, and in many cases the root is affected as well as the stem. Fortunately for the gardener, who hates thistles, even though he should be a Scotchman, as is so often the case with skilled gardeners, the larva of the Cleonus feeds on the juices of the plant at the expense of its life, s

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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. 522 HOMES WITHOUT HAKDS. are allowed to grow, and examining them carefully about the stems and roots. Nothing is more common than to find the stems of thistles swollen in parts, and in many cases the root is affected as well as the stem. Fortunately for the gardener, who hates thistles, even though he should be a Scotchman, as is so often the case with skilled gardeners, the larva of the Cleonus feeds on the juices of the plant at the expense of its life, s
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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. 522 HOMES WITHOUT HAKDS. are allowed to grow, and examining them carefully about the stems and roots. Nothing is more common than to find the stems of thistles swollen in parts, and in many cases the root is affected as well as the stem. Fortunately for the gardener, who hates thistles, even though he should be a Scotchman, as is so often the case with skilled gardeners, the larva of the Cleonus feeds on the juices of the plant at the expense of its life, so that the thistle dies just before the seed is developed, and a farther extension of the plant is thereby prevented. There are also gall-making insects among the Diptera. Such, for example, is the Thistle-gall Fly {Urophora CarcZm"), which produces large and hard woody galls upon the thistle, as well as several species of the larger genus Tephritis, some species of which live in the parts of fructification of several flowers, the common dandelion being infested by them. "We may now describe, at fuller length than has hitherto been done, another group of insects, which live between the membranes of leaves, and which belong to different orders.. Leaf Miners and Rollers. If the reader will carefully examine the leaves of any rose-tree which grows in the oJDen air, he will certainly remark that many of them are notable for certain curious markings, which look. 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). New York : Harper & Brothers

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