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" Each one places itself on the surface of a leaf, and cuts with its sharp scissors-like jaws a nearly semicircular incision on the upper side ; it then takes the edge between its jaws, and by a sharp jerk detaches the piece. Sometimes they let the leaf... "
The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of ... - Page 627
by Henry Walter Bates - 1880 - 774 lehte
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The Living Age, 87. köide

1865
...worker-minors. Each one places itself on the suifacc of a leaf, and cuts with its sliarp scissor-like jaws, and by a sharp jerk detaches the piece. Sometimes...workers ; but generally each marches off with the piece he has operated upon, and as all take the same road to their colony, the path they follow becomes in...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1865
...worker-minors. Each one places itself on the surface of a leaf, and cuts with its sharp scissor-like jaws, and by a sharp jerk detaches the piece. Sometimes...ground where a little heap accumulates until carried ofl' by another relay of workers ; but generally each marches off with the piece it has operated upon,...
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The Peep-show

1875
...the surface of a leaf, and with its sharp scissor-like jaws makes a nearly semicircular incision on the upper side; it then takes the edge between its jaws, and by a sharp jerk detaches the leaf. Sometimes they let the leaf drop to the ground, when they are gathered and taken away by another...
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The Popular Science Monthly, 7. köide

1875
...the surface of a leaf, and cuts with its sharp, scissor like jaws a nearly semicircular incision on the upper side ; it then takes the edge between its jaws, and, by a sharp jerk, detaches the piece which is about the size of a dime. Sometimes they let the leaf drop to the ground, where a little heap...
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Half Hours in the Tiny World: Wonders of Insect Life

1875 - 343 lehte
...the surface of a leaf, and with its sharp scissors-like jaws makes a nearly semi-circular incision on the upper side ; it then takes the edge between its jaws, and by a sharp jerk detaches the leaf. Sometimes they let the leaf drop to the ground, when they are gathered and taken away by another...
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The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of ...

Henry Walter Bates - 1880 - 774 lehte
...on the surface of a leaf, and cuts with its sharp scissorlike jaws a nearly semicircular incision on the upper side ; it then takes the edge between its...they let the leaf drop to the ground, where a little hi ap accumulates, until carried off by another relay of workers ; but, generally, each marches off...
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The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of ...

Henry Walter Bates - 1880 - 774 lehte
...on the surface of a leaf, and cuts with its sharp scissorlike jaws a nearly semicircular incision on the upper side ; it then takes the edge between its...and by a sharp jerk detaches the piece. Sometimes Ihey let the leaf drop to the ground, where a little h< ap accumulates, until carried off by another...
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The Popular Science Monthly, 19. köide

1881
...the surface of a leaf, and cuts with its sharp, scissors-like jaws a nearly semicircular incision on the upper side ; it then takes the edge between its...accumulates, until carried off by another relay of workers ; hut generally each marches off with the piece it has operated on, and, as all take the same road...
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The boys' and girls' book of science

Boys - 1881 - 372 lehte
...the surface of a leaf, and with its sharp scissorlike jaws makes a nearly semicircular incision on the upper side; it then takes the edge between its jaws, and by a sharp jerk detaches the leaf. Sometimes they let the leaf drop to the ground, when they are gathered and taken away by another...
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Ants, Bees, and Wasps: A Record of Observations on the Habits of the Social ...

Sir John Lubbock - 1882 - 448 lehte
...the surface of a leaf, and cuts with its sharp scissor-like jaws a nearly semicircular incision on the upper side ; it then takes the edge between its...marches off with the piece it has operated upon.' Dr. Kerner recounts2 the following story communicated to him by Dr. Gredler of Botzen : — ' One of...
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