I felt a sharp sting as the blade cut.
For the sting and ovipositor H.
They do not sting, but crawl away from danger.
The scorpion, whose sting is sometimes fatal, is common.
But flies of the drone-fly kind cannot sting, and, so far as is known, are perfectly innocuous and edible.
Fortunately the majority are of small size, and their bites are not followed by more severe effects than those from the sting of a hornet.
They never use the sting when (as frequently happens) they attack another scorpion, because, as was ascertained by A.
The poison of the sting is similar to snake-poison (Calmette), and rapidly paralyses animals which are not immune to it.
The sting of wasps, ants and bees is a modified ovipositor and is used for egg-laying by the fertile females, as well as for defence.
The four succeeding sections, in which the ovipositor is modified into a sting (always exserted from the tip of the abdomen) and the trochanters are with few exceptions simple, form the Aculeata of Linnaeus.
Beyond reasonable doubt, however, the writer seeks to take out the sting of the preceding passage in which Israel is devoted to utter destruction.
He had, however, acquitted himself of a debt which had long lain heavy on his conscience and he sank back into the repose from which the sting of satire had roused him.
As in Syria, watered by the Orontes, an image, the lower remedy part of which was a scorpion, cured the sting of against scorpions and freed the city from snakes.
He was followed by many of the Highland clans, always ready to draw the sword against the constituted authorities of the Lowlands; and even in the Lowlands, and especially in Edinburgh, he found adherents, who still felt the sting inflicted by the suppression of the national independence of Scotland.
He carried her about a hundred yards and then set her on her feet, slapping her backside with a sting that brought tears to her eyes.
The sting of his cool hospitality was quickly replaced with awe as she turned back to the room.
The poison-glands of the sting in wasps and bees are well-known examples of these.
They have chiefly been studied in the female, and form the sting and ovipositor, organs peculiar to this sex.
From the front of the head to the end of the sting, and occur in tropical India and Africa.
Who for our salvation descended from heaven, was conceived of the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered by suffering under Pontius Pilate, under Herod the King, crucified, buried, descended into hell, trod down the sting of death, rose again the third day, appeared to the apostles.
The "stingless" bees (Trigona) of the tropics have the parts of the sting reduced and useless for piercing.
He also endeavoured to take the sting out of some resolutions of the second Ritualistic Commission in 1868, and was one of the four who signed the Report with qualifications.
Besides the ordinary European scorpion, which is general in southern Europe, there is another species, the sting of which is said to be still more severe, found chiefly in the basin of the Ebro.
In the bathroom she painted the little bumps, wincing as the sting burned the itch away.
Before the sting of his words had time to penetrate, Justin paused, throwing a quick jab to Denton's mouth.
But there are several subfamilies of ants whose females have the lancets of the sting useless for piercing, although the poison-glands are functional, their secretion being ejected by the insect, when occasion may arise, from the greatly enlarged reservoir, the reduced sting acting as a squirt.
Following the metasoma in Limulus, we have as in Scorpio the post-anal spine - in this case not a sting, but a powerful and important organ of locomotion, serving to turn the animal over when it has fallen upon its back.
Two insertions of the sting are effected and the fly is instantly paralysed by the poison so introduced into its body.
The constriction of this segment and its very perfect articulation with the propodeum give great mobility to the abdomen, so that the ovipositor or sting can be used with the greatest possible accuracy and effect.
- Ovipositor or Sting of Red Ant (Myrmica rubra) Queen.
The man who is hasty and nervous in temperament, who fears an occasional sting, and resents the same by viciously killing the bee that inflicts it will rarely make a good apiarist.
It was her turn to flinch at the sting of his words.
Bourne (24), the poison exuded by the sting has no injurious effect on another scorpion nor on the scorpion itself.
Deidre whipped the door open, ignoring the sting of her wet hair against her shoulders.
Honey bees are protected from a large number of insect enemies because they sting and are distasteful.
Langeron, trying as virulently as possible to sting Weyrother's vanity as author of the military plan, argued that Bonaparte might easily attack instead of being attacked, and so render the whole of this plan perfectly worthless.
The place where Katie touched him in his dream stung. Rhyn moved out of the drizzle, close to the fire, and peeled off his shirt. There was a welt resembling a bee sting where she'd touched him.
Moreover, Professor Lloyd Morgan found that young birds that had tasted and rejected workers of the hive bee as unpalatable subsequently refused to taste not only drones, which have no sting, but also drone-flies.
She felt panic bubble and tears sting her eyes once again.
Though people were afraid of Marya Dmitrievna she was regarded in Petersburg as a buffoon, and so of what she had said they only noticed, and repeated in a whisper, the one coarse word she had used, supposing the whole sting of her remark to lie in that word.
She floundered to a sitting position, then her feet, cringing as she struggled upright, the sting in her wounded knees bringing tears to her eyes.
Boris began, wishing to sting her; but at that instant the galling thought occurred to him that he might have to leave Moscow without having accomplished his aim, and have vainly wasted his efforts--which was a thing he never allowed to happen.
Thelyphonus and its allies, however, have a long tactile caudal flagellum, the homologue of the scorpion's sting; but its exact use is unknown.
And the child is afraid of bees and declares that bees exist to sting people.
As usual, that thought brought the sting of tears to her eyes.
A sting bit the arm opposite the one Katie had touched in his dream. He whirled and glared at Kiki, who waited expectantly. "Tell me if it does something," Kiki said.