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" The little tails of the hind wing touch the branch, and form a perfect stalk to the leaf, which is supported in its place by the claws of the middle pair of feet, which are slender and inconspicuous. The irregular outline of the wings gives exactly the... "
Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series of Essays - Page 61
by Alfred Russel Wallace - 1870 - 384 lehte
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The Contemporary Review, 37. köide

1880
...the branch, and form a perfect stalk to the leaf, which is supported in its place by the claws of the middle pair of feet, which are slender and inconspicuous....the abundance of the individuals that possess it." But there are facts yet more extraordinary. Some insects which mimic leaves, mimic even the marks made...
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The Southern Review, 12–13. köide

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - 1873
...perspective effect of a shrivelled leaf, and we have size, color, form, markings, and habits, all combining to produce a disguise which may be said to be absolutely perfect? and yet nobody believes them to be leaves or the lineal descendants of leaves ; no more should we believe,...
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The United Presbyterian magazine

1869
...head. The little tails of the hind wing touch the branches, and form a perfect stalk to the leaf, while the irregular outline of the wings gives exactly the perspective effect of a shrivelled leaf.' Now here is mimicry of a most marvellous kind. The observer of this fact, being a Darwinian, would...
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Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection

Alfred Russel Wallace - 1871
...the branch, and form a perfect stalk to the leaf, which is supported in its place by the claws of the middle pair of feet, which are slender and inconspicuous....abundance of the individuals that possess it. The Eev. Joseph Greene has called attention to the striking harmony between the colours of those British...
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On the Genesis of Species

St. George Jackson Mivart - 1871 - 314 lehte
...the branch, and form a perfect stalk to the leaf, which is supported in its place by the claws of the middle pair of feet, which are slender and inconspicuous....the abundance of the individuals that possess it." Beetles also imitate bees and wasps, as do some Lepidoptera ; and objects the most bizarre and unexpected...
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On the Genesis of Species

St. George Jackson Mivart - 1871 - 314 lehte
...outline of the wings gives exactly the perspective effect of a shrivelled leaf. We thus have size, color, form, markings, and habits, all combining together...the abundance of the individuals that possess it." Beetles also imitate bees and wasps, as do some Lepidoptera ; and objects the most bizarre and unexpected...
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On the Genesis of Species

St. George Jackson Mivart - 1871 - 314 lehte
...the branch, and form a perfect stalk to the leaf, which is supported in its place by the claws of the middle pair of feet, which are slender and inconspicuous....perspective effect of a shrivelled leaf. We thus have size, color, form, markings, and habits, all combining together to produce a disguise which may be said to...
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ALL THE YEAR ROUND

CHARLES DICKENS,JUN - 1871
...hind wings terminate, represent the stalk of the leaf, which is kept in its place by the claws of the middle pair of feet, which are slender and inconspicuous....exactly the perspective effect of a shrivelled leaf. We have thus size, colour, form, markings, and habits all combining together to produce a disguise which...
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On the Genesis of Species

St. George Jackson Mivart - 1871 - 314 lehte
...the branch, and form a perfect stalk to the leaf, which is supported in its place by the claws of the middle pair of feet, which are slender and inconspicuous....exactly the perspective effect of a shrivelled leaf. 1 We thus have size, colour, form, markings, and habits, all combining together to produce a disguise...
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AMERICAN NATUALIST

A.S.Packard,Jr. and F.W. Putnam - 1871
...except on withered bushes, they are almost sure to escape detection. " We thus have size, color, form and habits all combining together to produce a disguise which may be said to be absolutely perfect." In the same manner numerous instances are given of similar resemblances occurring between animals in...
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