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  • The feelers are inserted g' Its pale.

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  • The feelers are very small and are often hidden in cavities beneath the head.

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  • The feelers are very small and are often hidden in cavities beneath the head.

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  • The feelers of these insects are elongate and thread-like, consisting of from a dozen to nearly thirty segments.

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  • 39) have jointed, flexible palps, feelers - often of excessive length - with a short basal segment, and the three terminal segments forming a club, and, in some genera, larvae with legs.

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  • I got some ideas and I have a few feelers out, Fred answered, a defensive tone in his voice.

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  • The Natal invaders fell back to the mountains which enclose the north of the colony; Oliver and Schoeman retired from Cape Colony before the small forces of Gatacre and Clements; and the presidents of the republics, realizing that the British Empire was capable of more resistance than they had calculated upon, put forward feelers aiming at the restoration of the status quo before the war.

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  • The feelers are branched and the jaws vestigial.

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  • The head - carrying feelers, mandibles and two pairs of maxillae - is succeeded by the three thoracic segments, each bearing a pair of strong five-segmented legs, whose feet, like those of the adult, carry two claws.

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  • b and d, Head and feelers of male and female, more highly magnified.

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  • The tenth abdominal segment carries a pair of jointed cerci which are often elongate, and the feelers are always long, while the jaws are usually feeble and membranous, though the typical parts of a mandibulate mouth are present - mandibles, maxillae with inner and outer lobes and palps, and second maxillae (labium) whose lacinae are not fused to form a ligula.

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  • This type of active, armoured larva - of ten bearing conspicuous feelers on the head and long jointed cercopods on the tenth abdominal segment - was styled campodeiform by F.

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  • The beetles have feelers with eleven segments, whereof the terminal few are thickened so as to form a club.

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  • The Rhipidophoridae are beetles with short elytra, the feelers pectinate in the malesandserrate in the females.

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  • The brain innervates the eyes and feelers, and must be regarded as a " syncerebrum " representing the ganglia of the three foremost limb-bearing somites united with the primitive cephalic lobes.

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  • Ants invite one another to work, or ask for food from one another, by means of pats with the feelers; and they respond to the solicitations of their guest-beetles or mites, who ask for food by patting the ants with their feet.

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  • They are abundantly distinct, however, through the short feelers with only three to five segments and the conspicuous prothorax.

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  • This is a somewhat heterogeneous group, most of whose members are characterized by clubbed feelers and simple, unbroadened tarsal segments - usually five on each foot - but in some familie andenera the males have less than the normal number on the feet of one pair.

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  • side, being scooped in bubbles by the terminal segments of the feelers when the insect rises to the surface.

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  • The head of an ant carries a pair of elbowed feelers, each consisting of a minute basal and an elongate second segment, forming the stalk or "scape," while from eight to eleven short segments make up the terminal "flagellum."

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  • Elaboration in the form of the feelers, often a secondary sexual character in male insects, may result from a distal broadening of the segments, so that the appendage becomes serrate, or from the development of processes bearing sensory organs, so that the structure is pinnate or feather-like.

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  • (The feelers and legs are cut short.) years; (2) certain stages of the life that are naturally " resting stages " may be in exceptional cases prolonged, and that to a very great extent; in this case no food is taken, and the activity of the individual is almost nil; (3) the life of certain insects in the adult state may be much prolonged if celibacy be maintained; a female of Cybister roeselii (a large water-beetle) has lived five and a half years in the adult state in captivity.

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  • in front of the insertion of the feelers.

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  • Some male members of the family have remarkably complex feelers.

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  • Apart from these characteristics, the most distinctive feature of earwigs is the presence at the end of the abdomen of a pair of pincers which are in reality modified appendages, known as cercopods, and represent the similar limbs of Japyx and the caudal feelers of Campodea and some other insects.

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  • In the form of the feelers, the wing-neuration and minor structural details there is much diversity among the saw-flies.

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  • The feelers with twelve to fifteen segments are thread-like and straight.

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  • The head varies greatly in shape, and the feelers have usually but few segments - often only four or five.

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  • The feelers are elongate and conspicuous.

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  • The Coreidae have a smaller scutellum, and the feelers are inserted high on the head, while in the Lygaeidae they are inserted lower down.

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  • The Capsidae are a large family of rather soft-skinned bugs mostly elongate in form with the two basal segments of the feelers stouter than the two terminal.

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  • The Naucoridae and Belostomatidae are flattened insects, with four-segmented feelers and fore-legs inserted at the front of the prosternum.

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  • The feelers have one or more thickened basal segments, while the remaining segments are slender and threadlike.

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  • have the head with two ocelli and three-segmented feelers; frequently as in the tropical " lantern-flies " (q.v.) the head is prolonged into a conspicuous bladder, or trunk-like process.

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  • On the other hand, the reduced feelers, the numerous Malpighian tubes (40), the large complex eyes, the vestigial condition of the jaws, the excessive size of the fore-wings as compared with the hind-wings and their complex neuration with an enormous number of crossnervules are all specializations.

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  • The curious Nemopteridae have slender feelers and very long strap-shaped hind-wings.

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  • The feelers are long, slender and many-jointed.

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  • The Acridiidae have the feelers and the ovipositor relatively short, and possess only three tarsal segments; their ears are situated on the first abdominal segment and the males stridulate by scraping rows of pegs on the inner aspect of the hind thigh, over the sharp edges of the forewing nervures.

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  • i d a e, having long feelers and ovipositors, and agreeing with the latter family in the position of the ears.

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  • The feelers (fig.

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  • "Palps" or "feelers" of sting.

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  • To these feelers the popular name is due.

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  • The head of a bristle-tail carries a pair of compound eyes and a pair of elongate many-jointed feelers.

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  • The cerci in Japyx are not, as usual, jointed feelers, but strong, curved appendages forming a forceps as in earwigs.

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  • In many genera of springtails a curious post-antennal organ, consisting of sensory structures (often complex in form) surrounded by a firm ring, is to be noticed on the cuticle of the head between the eyes and the feelers.

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  • Like the antennae of insects, they act as feelers.

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  • They are most common on the head, while they constitute the " whiskers," or " feelers," of the cats and many rodents.

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  • I got some ideas and I have a few feelers out, Fred answered, a defensive tone in his voice.

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  • I got a few and put feelers out for some others.

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  • feelers extended out a good two feet.

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  • They are like daddy-long-legs in the water, but they have luminescent feelers - bright blue eyes on top of golden legs.

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  • The little feelers at the front of this ladies silver jewelry item round-off a delightful brooch.

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  • In September of last year I decided to put out a few feelers to assess the interest in starting a local branch.

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  • A momentary military weakness was no time in which to put out peace feelers to an enemy poised to strike.

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  • - Head of Aeolothrips fasciata, face view, showing eyes, bases of feelers and jaws.

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  • The feelers are inserted g' Its pale.

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  • There are two families of Terebrantia: (a) the Aeolpthripidae, whose feelers have nine segments; whose wings, relatively broad and rounded at the tip, have a few cross nervules, and whose ovipositor is curved backwards; and (b) the Thripidae, whose feelers have six to eight segments, whose narrow acuminate wings have no cross nervules, and whose ovipositor (fig.

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  • The feelers of beetles differ greatly in the different families (cf.

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  • a, Beetle; b, head of beetle with feelers and palps; c, larva; d, pupa.

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  • The head - carrying feelers, mandibles and two pairs of maxillae - is succeeded by the three thoracic segments, each bearing a pair of strong five-segmented legs, whose feet, like those of the adult, carry two claws.

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  • Sharp (1899), who divides the order into six great series of families: Lamellicornia (including the chafers and stag-beetles and their allies with five-segmented feet and plate-like terminal segments to the feelers); Adephaga (carnivorous, terrestrial and aquatic beetles, all with five foot-segments); Polymorpha (including a heterogeneous assembly of families that cannot be fitted into any of the other groups); Heteromera (beetles with the fore and intermediate feet five-segmented, and the hind-feet four-segmented); Phytophaga (including the leaf-beetles, and longhorns, distinguished by the apparently four-segmented feet), and Rhynchophora (the weevils and their allies, with head prolonged into a snout, and feet with four segments).

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  • - This tribe includes beetles of carnivorous habit with five segments on every foot, simple thread-like feelers with none of the segments enlarged to form club or pectination, and the outer lobs (galea) of the first maxilla usually two-segmented and palpiform (fig.

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  • in front of the insertion of the feelers.

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  • 9), are a curious aquatic family with the feelers (fig.

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  • The Lymexylonidae, a small family of this group, characterized by its slender, undifferentiated feelers and feet, is believed by Lameere to comprise the most primitive of all living beetles, and Sharp lays stress on the undeveloped structure of the tribe generally.

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  • Some male members of the family have remarkably complex feelers.

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  • This is a somewhat heterogeneous group, most of whose members are characterized by clubbed feelers and simple, unbroadened tarsal segments - usually five on each foot - but in some familie andenera the males have less than the normal number on the feet of one pair.

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  • The bestknown family is the Hydrophilidae, in which the feelers are short with less than eleven segments and the maxillary palpi very long.

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  • side, being scooped in bubbles by the terminal segments of the feelers when the insect rises to the surface.

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  • The beetles have feelers with eleven segments, whereof the terminal few are thickened so as to form a club.

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  • The Rhipidophoridae are beetles with short elytra, the feelers pectinate in the malesandserrate in the females.

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  • The feelers are branched and the jaws vestigial.

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  • The Cerambycidae, or longhorn beetles, are recognizable by their slender, elongate feelers, which are never clubbed and rarely serrate.

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  • - The Rhynchophora are a group of beetles easily recognized by the elongation of the head into a beak or snout, which carries the feelers at its sides and the jaws at its tip. The third tarsal segment is broad and bi-lobed, and the fourth is so small that the feet seem to be only four-segmented.

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  • 39) have jointed, flexible palps, feelers - often of excessive length - with a short basal segment, and the three terminal segments forming a club, and, in some genera, larvae with legs.

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  • The Curculionidae, or weevils (q.v.), comprising 23,000 species, are by far the largest family of the group. The maxillary palps are short and rigid, and there is no distinct labrum, while the feelers are usually of an "elbowed" form, the basal segment being very elongate (figs.

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  • They have clubbed feelers, and their cylindrical bodies (fig.

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  • - The head of an ant carries a pair of elbowed feelers, each consisting of a minute basal and an elongate second segment, forming the stalk or " scape," while from eight to eleven short segments make up the terminal " flagellum."

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  • Ants invite one another to work, or ask for food from one another, by means of pats with the feelers; and they respond to the solicitations of their guest-beetles or mites, who ask for food by patting the ants with their feet.

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  • Their recollection of his conduct during the congress of Chatillon was the determining fact at this crisis; his professions at Lyons or Paris had not the slightest effect; his efforts to detach Austria from the coalition, as also the feelers put forth tentatively by Fouche at Vienna, were fruitless.

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  • The head of an insect carries usually four pairs of conspicuous appendages - feelers, mandibles and two pairs of maxillae, so that the presence of four primitive somites is immediately evident.

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  • Most conspicuous among the appendages of the head are the feelers or antennae, which correspond to the anterior feelers A (antennules) of Crustacea.

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  • Elaboration in the form of the feelers, often a secondary sexual character in male insects, may result from a distal broadening of the segments, so that the appendage becomes serrate, or from the development of processes bearing sensory organs, so that the structure is pinnate or feather-like.

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  • The brain innervates the eyes and feelers, and must be regarded as a " syncerebrum " representing the ganglia of the three foremost limb-bearing somites united with the primitive cephalic lobes.

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  • The sense of smell resides chiefly in the feelers, on whose segments occur tiny pits, often guarded by peg-like or tooth-like structures and containing rod-like cells (fig.

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  • This type of active, armoured larva - of ten bearing conspicuous feelers on the head and long jointed cercopods on the tenth abdominal segment - was styled campodeiform by F.

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  • (The feelers and legs are cut short.) years; (2) certain stages of the life that are naturally " resting stages " may be in exceptional cases prolonged, and that to a very great extent; in this case no food is taken, and the activity of the individual is almost nil; (3) the life of certain insects in the adult state may be much prolonged if celibacy be maintained; a female of Cybister roeselii (a large water-beetle) has lived five and a half years in the adult state in captivity.

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  • The Natal invaders fell back to the mountains which enclose the north of the colony; Oliver and Schoeman retired from Cape Colony before the small forces of Gatacre and Clements; and the presidents of the republics, realizing that the British Empire was capable of more resistance than they had calculated upon, put forward feelers aiming at the restoration of the status quo before the war.

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  • Apart from these characteristics, the most distinctive feature of earwigs is the presence at the end of the abdomen of a pair of pincers which are in reality modified appendages, known as cercopods, and represent the similar limbs of Japyx and the caudal feelers of Campodea and some other insects.

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  • The Thysanura are recognizable by their elongate feelers and tail-processes (cerci).

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  • The feelers are generally simple in type, rarely showing serrations or prominent appendages; but one or two basal segments are frequently differentiated to form an elongate " scape," the remaining segments - carried at an elbowed angle to the scapemaking up the " flagellum "; the segments of the flagellum often bear complex sensory organs.

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  • 5, A) of the ovipositor, while the two outer processes of the ninth segment are modified into sheaths or feelers (fig.

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  • In the form of the feelers, the wing-neuration and minor structural details there is much diversity among the saw-flies.

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  • The feelers with twelve to fifteen segments are thread-like and straight.

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  • The fore-wing also has no stigma, and the whole wing is almost destitute of nervures and areolets, while the pronotum does not reach back to the tegulae, and the feelers are elbowed (fig.

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  • The head varies greatly in shape, and the feelers have usually but few segments - often only four or five.

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  • The feelers are elongate and conspicuous.

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  • The Coreidae have a smaller scutellum, and the feelers are inserted high on the head, while in the Lygaeidae they are inserted lower down.

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  • The Capsidae are a large family of rather soft-skinned bugs mostly elongate in form with the two basal segments of the feelers stouter than the two terminal.

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  • The Naucoridae and Belostomatidae are flattened insects, with four-segmented feelers and fore-legs inserted at the front of the prosternum.

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  • 6) or water-scorpions (q.v.) - two British species - are distinguished by their threesegmented feelers, their raptorial fore-legs (in which the shin and foot, fused together, work like a sharp knife-blade on the grooved thigh), and their elongate tail-processes formed of the abdominal pleura and used for respiration.

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  • The feelers have one or more thickened basal segments, while the remaining segments are slender and threadlike.

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  • b and d, Head and feelers of male and female, more highly magnified.

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  • The young have simple feelers and stout fore-legs (fig.

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  • have the head with two ocelli and three-segmented feelers; frequently as in the tropical " lantern-flies " (q.v.) the head is prolonged into a conspicuous bladder, or trunk-like process.

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  • II) have feelers with seven or fewer distinct segments, and the fifth abdominal From Osb orn (after segment usually carries a pair of tubular proSchibdte), Bull.

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  • The tenth abdominal segment carries a pair of jointed cerci which are often elongate, and the feelers are always long, while the jaws are usually feeble and membranous, though the typical parts of a mandibulate mouth are present - mandibles, maxillae with inner and outer lobes and palps, and second maxillae (labium) whose lacinae are not fused to form a ligula.

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  • The feelers of these insects are elongate and thread-like, consisting of from a dozen to nearly thirty segments.

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  • They are abundantly distinct, however, through the short feelers with only three to five segments and the conspicuous prothorax.

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  • On the other hand, the reduced feelers, the numerous Malpighian tubes (40), the large complex eyes, the vestigial condition of the jaws, the excessive size of the fore-wings as compared with the hind-wings and their complex neuration with an enormous number of crossnervules are all specializations.

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  • The winged insects resemble the May-flies in their short feelers and in the large number (50 to 60) of their Malpighian tubes, but differ most strikingly from those insects in their strong wellarmoured bodies, their powerful jaws adapted for a predaceous manner of life, and the close similarity of the hind-wings to the forewings.

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  • Structurally the Neuroptera are distinguished by elongate feelers, a large, free prothorax, a labium with the inner lobes of the second maxillae fused together to form a median ligula, membranous, net-veined wings without hairy covering, those of the two pairs being usually alike, the absence of abdominal cerci, and the presence of six or eight Malpighian tubes.

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  • The Myrmeleonidae are large insects with short clubbed feelers on their prominent heads, and two pairs of closely similar net-veined wings, with regular oblong areolets at the tips.

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  • The same is the case with the allied Ascalaphidae, which are distinguished from the Myrmeleonidae by their elongate feelers - as long as the body - and by the irregular apical areolets of the wings.

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  • The curious Nemopteridae have slender feelers and very long strap-shaped hind-wings.

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  • The feelers are long, slender and many-jointed.

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  • The Acridiidae have the feelers and the ovipositor relatively short, and possess only three tarsal segments; their ears are situated on the first abdominal segment and the males stridulate by scraping rows of pegs on the inner aspect of the hind thigh, over the sharp edges of the forewing nervures.

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  • The Locustidae (see Grasshopper, Katydid) have the feelers and often also the ovipositor very elongate; the foot is four-segmented; the ears are placed at the base of the foreshin and the stridulation is due to the friction of a transverse " file " beneath the base of the left forewing over a sharp ridge on the upper aspect of the right.

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  • i d a e, having long feelers and ovipositors, and agreeing with the latter family in the position of the ears.

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  • The feelers (fig.

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  • "Palps" or "feelers" of sting.

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  • To these feelers the popular name is due.

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  • The head of a bristle-tail carries a pair of compound eyes and a pair of elongate many-jointed feelers.

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  • The cerci in Japyx are not, as usual, jointed feelers, but strong, curved appendages forming a forceps as in earwigs.

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  • In springtails, or Collembola, the jaws are sunk into the head, as in the entotrophous Thysanura; the head carries a pair of feelers with not more than six (usually four) segments, and there are eight (or fewer) distinct simple eyes on each side of the head (fig.

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  • In many genera of springtails a curious post-antennal organ, consisting of sensory structures (often complex in form) surrounded by a firm ring, is to be noticed on the cuticle of the head between the eyes and the feelers.

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  • Like the antennae of insects, they act as feelers.

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  • They are most common on the head, while they constitute the " whiskers," or " feelers," of the cats and many rodents.

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  • If there are rumors of layoffs swirling around at or about your company, there is no time like the present to start to put out feelers for a new job and researching layoff laws.

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  • - Head of Aeolothrips fasciata, face view, showing eyes, bases of feelers and jaws.

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  • a, Beetle; b, head of beetle with feelers and palps; c, larva; d, pupa.

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  • The Lymexylonidae, a small family of this group, characterized by its slender, undifferentiated feelers and feet, is believed by Lameere to comprise the most primitive of all living beetles, and Sharp lays stress on the undeveloped structure of the tribe generally.

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  • The bestknown family is the Hydrophilidae, in which the feelers are short with less than eleven segments and the maxillary palpi very long.

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  • The Cerambycidae, or longhorn beetles, are recognizable by their slender, elongate feelers, which are never clubbed and rarely serrate.

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  • The feelers are usually longer in the male than in the female, exceeding in some cases by many times the length of the body.

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  • - The Rhynchophora are a group of beetles easily recognized by the elongation of the head into a beak or snout, which carries the feelers at its sides and the jaws at its tip. The third tarsal segment is broad and bi-lobed, and the fourth is so small that the feet seem to be only four-segmented.

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  • Their recollection of his conduct during the congress of Chatillon was the determining fact at this crisis; his professions at Lyons or Paris had not the slightest effect; his efforts to detach Austria from the coalition, as also the feelers put forth tentatively by Fouche at Vienna, were fruitless.

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  • The head of an insect carries usually four pairs of conspicuous appendages - feelers, mandibles and two pairs of maxillae, so that the presence of four primitive somites is immediately evident.

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  • The winged insects resemble the May-flies in their short feelers and in the large number (50 to 60) of their Malpighian tubes, but differ most strikingly from those insects in their strong wellarmoured bodies, their powerful jaws adapted for a predaceous manner of life, and the close similarity of the hind-wings to the forewings.

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  • Structurally the Neuroptera are distinguished by elongate feelers, a large, free prothorax, a labium with the inner lobes of the second maxillae fused together to form a median ligula, membranous, net-veined wings without hairy covering, those of the two pairs being usually alike, the absence of abdominal cerci, and the presence of six or eight Malpighian tubes.

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  • The Myrmeleonidae are large insects with short clubbed feelers on their prominent heads, and two pairs of closely similar net-veined wings, with regular oblong areolets at the tips.

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  • The same is the case with the allied Ascalaphidae, which are distinguished from the Myrmeleonidae by their elongate feelers - as long as the body - and by the irregular apical areolets of the wings.

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  • The feelers are usually longer in the male than in the female, exceeding in some cases by many times the length of the body.

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