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" At the moment when the egg is laid the Sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while the poor mother is carefully fastening up her cell, her mortal enemy is beginning to devour her offspring: for the egg of the Anthophora serves not only as a raft, but as... "
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The Natural History Review, Volume 9

1862
...us to insert, M. Fabre convinced himself that at the moment when the egg is laid, the Sitaris larva springs upon It. Even while the poor mother is carefully...the Sitaris, therefore, in its first meal, relieves iteelf from its only rival. After eight days the egg is consumed, and on the empty shell the Sitaris...
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The Natural History Review, Volume 9

1862
...us to insert, M. Fabre convinced himself that at the moment when the egg is laid, the Sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while the poor mother is carefully...repast. The honey, which is enough for either, would bo too little for both ; and the Sitaris, therefore, in its first meal, relieves itself from its only...
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On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects

Sir John Lubbock - Entomology - 1874 - 108 pages
...larva of the Sitaris. The mystery was solved. At the moment when the egg is laid the Sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while the poor mother is carefully...be too little for both; and the Sitaris, therefore, at its first meal, relieves itself from its only rival. After eight days the egg is consumed, and on...
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The Study of Life

Biology - 1874 - 80 pages
...larva of the Sitaris. The mystery was solved. At the moment when the egg is laid, the Sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while the poor mother is carefully...beginning to devour her offspring ; for the egg of the Antlirophora serves not only as a raft, but as a repast. The honey, which is enough for either, would...
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The Fortnightly Review, Volume 27

Great Britain - 1877
...larva of the sitaris. The mystery was solved. At the moment when the egg is laid the sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while the poor mother is carefully...the egg of the anthophora serves not only as a raft, hut as a repast. The honey, which is enough for either, would be too little for both ; and the eitaris,...
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On certain relations between plants and insects: a lecture, Volume 8

John Lubbock (1st baron Avebury.) - 1878
...larvœ of the Sitaris. The mystery was solved. At the moment when the egg is laid, the Sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while the poor mother is carefully...be too little for both, and the Sitaris, therefore, at its first meal, relieves itself from its only rival. After eight days the egg is consumed, and on...
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Scientific lectures

John Lubbock (1st baron Avebury.) - Archaeology - 1879 - 187 pages
...larva of the sitaris. The mystery was solved. At the moment when the egg is laid, the sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while the poor mother is carefully...too little for both ; and the sitaris, therefore, at its first meal, relieves itself from its only rival. After eight days the egg is consumed, and on...
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Chapters in popular natural history

John Lubbock (1st baron Avebury.) - 1882
...larva of the Sitaris. The mystery was solved. At the moment when the egg is laid, the Sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while the poor mother is carefully...beginning to devour her offspring ; for the egg of the bee serves not only as a raft, but as a repast. The honey, which is enough for either, would be too...
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Animal Life and Intelligence

Conwy Lloyd Morgan - Animal behavior - 1891 - 512 pages
...is carefully fastening up her cell, her mortal enemy is be* Weismann, " On Heredity," p. 91. ginning to devour her offspring ; for • the egg of the anthophora...too little for both ; and the sitaris, therefore, at its first meal, relieves itself from its only rival. After eight days the egg is consumed, and on...
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Animal Life and Intelligence

Conwy Lloyd Morgan - Animal behavior - 1891 - 512 pages
...the female bee. Then again they await their chance. The moment the bee lays an egg, the sitaris larva springs upon it. " Even while the poor mother is carefully fastening up her cell, her mortal enemy is be* Weiamann, " On Heredity," p. 91. ginning to devour her offspring ; for the egg of the anthophora...
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