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" We come to a still more extraordinary part of the imitation, for we find representations of leaves in every stage of decay, variously blotched, and mildewed, and pierced with holes, and in many cases irregularly covered with powdery black dots, gathered... "
Views on Vexed Questions - Seite 42
von William Wirt Kinsley - 1881 - 380 Seiten
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Sketches of Animal Life and Habits

Andrew Wilson - 1877 - 208 Seiten
...decay of leaves and of the fungi that appear thereon, are so close, that, as Mr Wallace remarks, ' it is impossible to avoid thinking at first sight that the butterflies themselves have been attacked by real fungi.' The Walking-stick or Spectre Insects (fig. 69), as they...
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Habit and Intelligence: a Series of Essays on the Laws of Life and Mind

Joseph John Murphy - 1879 - 583 Seiten
...beyond the mere likeness of leaves and twigs. Mr. Wallace says of the leaf-like butterfly : " We find representations of leaves in every stage of decay,...avoid thinking at first sight that the butterflies themselves had been attacked by real fungi." * The same traveller says of one of the twig-like insects...
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Habit and intelligence in their connexion with the laws of matter and force

Joseph John Murphy - 1879
...beyond the mere likeness of leaves and twigs. Mr. Wallace snys of the leaf-like butterfly : " We find representations of leaves in every stage of decay,...avoid thinking at first sight that the butterflies themselves had been attacked by real fungi." 2 The same traveller says of one of the twig-like insects...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Band 21

1882
...examination that I could convince myself it was not so." And of a leaf-butterfly he says : " We find representations of leaves in every stage of decay, variously blotched and mildewed, and piert-ed with holes, and in many cases irregularly covered with powdery black dots, gathered into patches...
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Creeds of the day; or, Collated opinions of reputable thinkers, 3 ..., Band 1

Henry Coke - 1883
...We come now to a still more extraordinary part of the imitation, for we find representations of the leaves in every stage of decay, variously blotched...avoid thinking, at first sight, that the butterflies themselves have been attacked by real fungi." The phyllium or " walking leaf " is another. The " walking-stick...
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The Principles of Sociology, Band 1

Herbert Spencer - 1883
...foot-stalk to apex ; and here, too, are lateral veins. Nay, this is not all. Mr. Wallace says — '. We find representations of leaves in every stage of decay,...gathered into patches and spots, so closely resembling tho various kinds of minute fungi that grow on dead leaves that it is impossible to avoid thinking...
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Life: Its Nature, Origin, Development, and the Psychical Related to the Physical

Salem Wilder - 1886 - 350 Seiten
...leaf-butterfly, he says : " We come to a still more extraordinary part of the imitation, for we find representations of leaves in every stage of decay,...avoid thinking at first sight that the butterflies themselves have been attacked by real fungi." There are certain grasshoppers which look almost exactly...
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Natural Selection and Tropical Nature: Essays on Descriptive and Theoretical ...

Alfred Russel Wallace - 1891 - 492 Seiten
...the venation of a leaf. We come now to a still more extraordinary part of the imitation, for we find representations of leaves in every stage of decay,...avoid thinking at first sight that the butterflies themselves have been attacked by real fungi. But this resemblance, close as it is, would be of little...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Band 21

1882
...examination that I could convince myself it was not so." And of a leaf -butterfly he says : " We find representations of leaves in every stage of decay,...avoid thinking at first sight that the butterflies themselves have been attacked by real fungi." Mimicry is the resemblance which poorly protected animals...
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All the Year Round, Band 5;Band 25

1871
...have we here the exact imitation of the venation of a leaf, but we even find representations of loaves in every stage of decay, variously blotched, and mildewed, and pierced with holes, and, in many cases, sprinkled with powdery black dots arranged in patches and spots so like some of the minute fungi that...
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