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The life of the grasshopper

Author: Jean-Henri Fabre; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead and Company, 1917.
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Fabre, Jean-Henri, 1823-1915.
Life of the grasshopper.
New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, 1917
(OCoLC)594734325
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Henri Fabre; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos
OCLC Number: 1004922
Notes: Includes index.
"Essays scattered over the Souvenirs entomologiques."
Some of the chapters have already appeared, part under different titles and part in an abbreviated form, in an interesting miscellany extracted from the Souvenirs, translated by Mr. Bernard Miall, under the title of Social life in the insect world. cf. Translator's note.
Description: viii, 453 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: The fable of the cicada and the ant --
The cicada: leaving the burrow --
The cicada: the transformation --
The cicada: his music --
The cicada: the laying and the hatching of the eggs --
The mantis: her hunting --
The mantis: her love-making --
The mantis: her nest --
The mantis: her hatching --
The empusa --
The white-faced decticus: his habits --The white-face decticus: the laying and the hatching of the eggs --
The white-faced decticus: The instrument of sound --
The green grasshopper --
The cricket: the burrow; the egg --
The cricket: the song; the pairing --
The locusts: their function; their organ of sound --
The locusts: their eggs --
The locusts: the last moult --
The foamy cicadella.
Other Titles: Souvenirs entomologiques.
Responsibility: by J. Henri Fabre ; translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.

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