Entomology sentence example

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  • The entomology of the island, however, is very rich, particularly in respect of Lepidoptera.
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  • Few branches of zoology have been more valuable as a meetingground for professional and amateur naturalists than entomology, and not seldom has the amateur - as in the case of Westwood - developed into a professor.
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  • At the Cape excellent works and papers are prepared and issued by the government entomologist, Dr Lounsbury, under the auspices of the Agricultural Department; while from India we have Cotes's Notes on Economic Entomology, published by the Indian Museum in 1888, and other works, especially on tea pests.
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  • Societies for the discussion and publication of papers on entomology were naturally established as the number of students increased.
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  • The foundations of modern entomology were laid by a series of wonderful memoirs on anatomy and development published in the 17th and 18th centuries.
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  • See Economic Entomology, Scale-Insect.
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  • Useful information on this point will be found in Ronalds's Fly-Fisher's Entomology, edited by Westwood.
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  • The term labrum is used in zoology, of a lip or lip-like part; in entomology it is applied specifically to the upper lip of an insect, the lower lip being termed labium.
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  • The museum, in the old East India Company's house, has fine collections in natural history, entomology, botany, anatomy, archaeology and ethnography, a picture and sculpture gallery, and exhibits of coins and industrial art.
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  • The history of the study of insects is sketched under Entomology.
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  • Macleay indeed never pretended to a high position in this branch of science, his tastes lying in the direction of Entomology; but few of their countrymen knew more of birds than did Swainson and Vigors; and, while the latter, as editor for many years of the Zoological Journal, and the first secretary of the Zoological Society, has especial claims to the regard of all zoologists, so the former's indefatigable pursuit of Natural History, and conscientious labour in its behalf-among other ways by means of his graceful pencil-deserve to be remembered as a set-off against the injury he unwittingly caused.
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  • His only unfortunate contribution to entomology - indeed to zoology generally - was his theory of pre-formation, which taught the presence within the egg of a perfectly formed but miniature adult.
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  • Thus the reflection of a person in a mirror is known as his "image"; in popular usage one person is similarly described as "the very image" of another; so in entomology the term is applied in its Latin form imago to an insect which, having passed through its larval stages, has achieved its full typical development.
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  • In this year he was appointed assistant professor of agricultural entomology.
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  • Tolkien relied on his knowledge of languages to pull together the entomology for his words.
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  • A typical course at one of the higher colleges lasts for two years and includes instruction under the heads of soils and manure, crops and pasture, live stock, foods and feeding, dairy work, farm and estate management and farm bookkeeping, surveying, agricultural buildings and machinery, agricultural chemistry, agricultural botany, veterinary science and agricultural entomology.
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  • While some observers have studied in detail the structure and life-history of a few selected types (insect anatomy and development), others have made a more superficial examination of large series of insects to classify them and determine their relationships (systematic entomology), while others again have investigated the habits and life-relations of insects (insect bionomics).
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  • After the publication of C. Darwin's Origin of Species (1859) a fresh impetus was given to entomology as to all branches of zoology, and it became generally recognized that insects form a group convenient and hopeful for the elucidation of certain problems of animal evolution.
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  • The males, on the contrary, although sometimes wingless, are, as a rule, provided with a pair of large forewings and greatly reduced hindwings; their antennae and legs are longer than in the other sex, but the mouth-parts are reduced and functionless (see Economic Entomology).
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  • It was not until the last quarter of the 19th century that any real advance was made in the study of economic entomology.
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  • References to the older classical writings on the Hexapoda are given in the article on Entomology.
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  • From the end of the 18th century until the present day, it is only possible to enumerate the outstanding features in the progress of entomology.
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  • Major research and teaching collections cover botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology and zoology, mainly from the 18th and early 19th centuries.
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  • The Plant Pathology Internet Guide Book is a subject oriented internet resource guide for plant pathology, applied entomology, and all related fields.
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  • Specialist areas include entomology, vertebrates and marine and freshwater biology.
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  • Ecological entomology, 10, 1 - 7. Suppliers A useful source of butterflies is Worldwide Butterflies, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4QN.
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  • The site offers various fact sheets on veterinary entomology plus video-clips that can be viewed online.
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  • In the 1980s he did his PhD at the London School in medical entomology.
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