. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. 612 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. are to be found among the Lepralia, plenty of which are to be found on any sea-coast, spreading over the fronds and stems of sea-weeds, and sometimes entirely hiding their surface. Farther information may be obtained by reference to works on Natural History, and especially to the admirable monograph on this sub- ject, written by Mr. Bush, which forms part of the Catalogue of the British Museum. The names of the different objects are

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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. 612 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. are to be found among the Lepralia, plenty of which are to be found on any sea-coast, spreading over the fronds and stems of sea-weeds, and sometimes entirely hiding their surface. Farther information may be obtained by reference to works on Natural History, and especially to the admirable monograph on this sub- ject, written by Mr. Bush, which forms part of the Catalogue of the British Museum. The names of the different objects are
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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. 612 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. are to be found among the Lepralia, plenty of which are to be found on any sea-coast, spreading over the fronds and stems of sea-weeds, and sometimes entirely hiding their surface. Farther information may be obtained by reference to works on Natural History, and especially to the admirable monograph on this sub- ject, written by Mr. Bush, which forms part of the Catalogue of the British Museum. The names of the different objects are as follows: 1. Farciminaria aculeata. 2. Lepralia reticulata. 3. Gattyas. 4. Cupularia Lowei. 5. Bicellaria gracilis. 6. Buskia nitens. T. Lepralia alata, 8. Gateaicella perforata, 9. Lepralia epiDifera. 10. Griaia eburaia (magnified). 11. (natural size). 12. Flustra foliacea (magnified). 13. (nat. size). The second aquatic habitation is of a very curious character, and is made by a spider. The reader will remember that the water spider is in the habit of constructing beneath the water a permanent home, to which it retires with the prey which it has caught, and in which it brings up its young. There is another spider which frequents the water, but which only makes a tem- porary and movable residence. This is the Eaft Spider {Bob- â medes Jimbriaim), which is represented in the illustration of its natural size.. Raft Spider. As may be seen by reference to the figure, it is a large species, being, in(ieed, one of the largest British spiders, its size depend-. 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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