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Books Books 11 - 18 of 18 on At the moment when the egg is laid the Sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while....
" 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... "
Nature - Page 32
edited by - 1873
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Habit and Instinct

Conwy Lloyd Morgan - Animal behavior - 1896 - 351 pages
...moment a bee lays an egg, the Sitaris larva springs upon it, and at length breaks its prolonged fast. " Even while the poor mother is carefully fastening...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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Habit and Instinct

Conwy Lloyd Morgan - Animal behavior - 1896 - 351 pages
...it, and at length breaks its prolonged fast. " Even while the poor mother is carefully fastening np her cell, her mortal enemy is beginning to devour...the egg of the Anthophora serves not only as a raft, bat as a repast. The honey, which is enough for either, would be too little for both ; and the Sitaris,...
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The American Journal of Sociology, Volume 11

Albion Woodbury Small, Ellsworth Faris, Ernest Watson Burgess, Herbert Blumer, Everett Cherrington Hughes - Electronic journals - 1906
...the female bee. Then again they wait their chance. The moment the bee lays an egg, 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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Sociological Papers

Sociology - 1907
...the female bee. Then again they wait their chance. The moment the bee lays an egg, 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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The Mind of the Buyer: A Psychology of Selling

Harry Dexter Kitson - Psychology, Applied - 1921 - 211 pages
...moment a bee lays an egg, the Sitaris larva springs upon it, and at length breaks its prolonged fast. 'Even while the poor mother is carefully fastening...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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The Living Age ..., Volume 133

1877
...minute larva of the sitaris. The mystery was solved. At the moment when the egg is hud the sitaris larva springs upon it. Even while the poor mother is carefully fastening up her cell, lier mortal enemy is beginning to devour her offspring; for the egg of the anthophora serves not only...
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The Fortnightly, Volume 21; Volume 27

1877
...larva of the eitaris. 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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an introduction to the theory of perception

...moment a bee lays an egg, the Sitaris larva springs upon it, and at length breaks its prolonged fast. Even while the poor mother is carefully fastening...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...
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