Hinds believe that the paired piercers are the inner lobes of the maxillae, and the unpaired piercer the left mandible, the right mandible being absent.
These spiracles, according to Hinds, are remarkable honeycomb-like structures, and perforations to the tracheal tubes have not been demonstrated.
According to Hinds they feed chiefly on the green tissues, which " are punctured by the piercing mouth-parts and the sap withdrawn by suction.
Hinds states that the hibernating individuals live for more than six months.
The convict lease system was abolished by the constitution of 1890 (the provision to take effect on the 31st of December 1894), and state farms were purchased in Rankin, Hinds and Holmes counties.
Hinds, American Communities (revised edition, Chicago, 1902); John L.
Hinds, American Communities and Co-operative Colonies (3rd ed., Chicago, 1908), and F.
JACKSON, a city and the county-seat of Hinds county, Mississippi, U.S.A., and the capital of the state, on the W.