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" These horns are hollow, and are tenanted by ants, that make a small hole for their entrance and exit near one end of the thorn, and also burrow through the partition that separates the two horns; so that the one entrance serves for both. Here they rear... "
The Naturalist in Nicaragua: A Narrative of a Residence at the Gold Mines of ... - Page 219
by Thomas Belt - 1874 - 403 lehte
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The Athenaeum

1874
...plants, amongst them we may notice one species of acacia whose hollow thorns are tenanted by ants : — " Hundreds of ants are to be seen running about, especially...these be touched, or a branch shaken, the little ants swarm out from the hollow thorns and attack the aggressor with jaws and sting. These ants form a moat...
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Newman's Entomologist, 7. köide

1874
...that separates the two horns, so that the one entrance serves for both. Here they rear their young; and in the wet season every one of the thorns is tenanted, and hundreds of ants are be seen running about, especially over the young leaves. If one of these be touched, or a branch shaken,...
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The Popular Science Review, 14. köide

James Samuelson, Henry Lawson, William Sweetland Dallas - 1875
...that separates the two horns, so that the one entrance serves for both. Here they rear their young, and in the wet season every one of the thorns is tenanted,...branch shaken, the little ants (Pseudomyrma bicolor, Chier.) swarm out from the hollow thorns, and attack the aggressor with jaws and sting. They sting...
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Ants and their ways

William Farren White - 1883 - 279 lehte
...the two horns, so that one entrance serves for both. Here they rear their young, and in wet seasons every one of the thorns is tenanted ; and hundreds...hollow thorns, and attack the aggressor with jaws and stings. They sting severely, raising a little lump that does not disappear in less than twenty-four...
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The Sagacity & Morality of Plants: A Sketch of the Life & Conduct of the ...

John Ellor Taylor - 1884 - 311 lehte
...that separates the two horns, so that the one entrance serves for both. Here they rear their young, and in the wet season every one of the thorns is tenanted...these be touched, or a branch shaken, the little ants swarm out from the hollow thorns and attack the aggressor with jaws and sting. They sting severely,...
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Die Wechselbeziehungen zwischen Pflanzen und Ameisen im tropischen Amerika

Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper - 1888 - 95 lehte
...erster Linie gegen die Blattschneider gewähren, wurde erst von T h. B e 1 1 nachgewiesen : „ . . . Hundreds of ants are to be seen running about, especially...out from the hollow thorns and attack the aggressor witb jaws and sting . . . These ants form a most efficient standing army for the plant, which prevents...
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Botanische mittheilungen aus den tropen herausgegeben, 1–3. köide

Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper - 1888
...gewähren, wurde erst von T h. B e 1 1 nachgewiesen : „ . . . Hundreds of ants are to be seen runuing about, especially over the young leaves. If one of these be touched, or a brauch shaken, the little ants (Pseudomyrma bicolor Quer.) s warm out from the hollow thorns and attack...
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The Evolution of Plant Life: Lower Forms

George Massee - 1891 - 242 lehte
...that separates the two horns, so that the one entrance serves for both. Here they rear their young, and in the wet season every one of the thorns is tenanted,...these be touched, or a branch shaken, the little ants swarm out from the hollow thorns and attack the aggressor with jaws and sting. They sting severely,...
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Chapters in Modern Botany

Sir Patrick Geddes - 1893 - 201 lehte
...partition that separates the two horns, so that one entrance serves for both. Here they rear their young, and in the wet season every one of the thorns is tenanted,...are to be seen running about, especially over the younger leaves. If one of them be touched, or a branch shaken, the little ants (Pseudomyrma bicolor)...
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The American Magazine, 41. köide

1896
...serves for both. Here they rear their young, and in the wet season every one of the thorns is occupied ; and hundreds of ants are to be seen running about,...these be touched or a branch shaken, the little ants swarm out from the hollow thorns and attack the aggressor with jaws and sting. They sting severely,...
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