" grasshopper hill," now a suburb of the city of Mexico itself,.
In this little coterie the ants are beyond question the models towards which the bug and the grasshopper have converged in appearance.
Since many of the insects of the order Hemiptera are distasteful, the mimicry of the bug (Megapetus) is in this case probably Mullerian or synaposematic; the grasshopper (Myrmecophana), on the other hand, is probably edible and the mimicry is Batesian or pseudaposematic. This is a simple case consisting of a small number of component species.
The swan and grasshopper symbolize music and song; the hawk, raven, crow and snake have reference to his functions as the god of prophecy.
B, Section through compound eye (after Miall and Denny); C, organs of smell in cockchafer; (after Kraepelin); D, a, b, sensory pits on cercopods of golden-eye fly; c, sensory pit on palp of stone-fly (after Packard); E, sensory hair (after Miall and Denny); F, ear of long-horned grasshopper; a, Front shin showing outer opening and air-tube; b, section (after Graber); G, ear of locust from within (after Graber).
In the Philippines, a cricket (Scepastus pachyrhynchoides), has taken on the shape and coloration of a species of Apocyrtus, a hard and inedible weevil (Curculionidae); and Phoraspis, a kind of grasshopper similarly resembles ladybirds (Coccinellidae).
As the present constitution was adopted in the year after a grasshopper plague, which had caused great financial loss, it limited the salary of the governor, auditor of public accounts and treasurer, as well as that of the judges of the supreme and district courts, to $2500 each and that of other important officers (including the secretary of state, the attorney-general and the superintendent of public instruction) to $2000.
The simplest forms of these depict the objects signified by the name, as where Chapultepec or " grasshopper-hill " is represented by a grasshopper on a hill, or a stone with a cactus on it stands for Tenoch or " stonecactus," the founder of Tenochtitlan.
But in the mythological account of Cagn given by Qing he appears as a kind of grasshopper, supernaturally endowed, the hero of a most absurd cycle of senseless adventures.
chirping of a grasshopper?
There are several varieties of grasshopper mice (Orychomys), white-footed mice (Peromyscus), harvest mice (Reithrodontomys), rice-rats (Oryzomys), wood-rats (Neotoma), voles (Microtus), &c. Bats inhabit caves in Burnet, Williamson, Lampasas, Gillespie and other counties.
An account of Colorado agriculture would not be complete without mentioning the depredations of the grasshopper, which are at times extraordinarily destructive, as also of the "Colorado Beetle" (Doryphora decemlineata), or common potato-bug, which has extended its fatal activities eastward throughout the prairie states.
Hot summer days will find the heath grasshopper and bees on the heather blossoms, and solitary wasps mining tunnels in sandy banks.
I've known Brandon since he was knee-high to a grasshopper.
On this view Wheeler, however, compares with the " dorsal organ " the peculiar the entire food-canal in most Hexapoda must be regarded as of extra embryonic membrane or indusium which he has observed ectodermal origin, the " endoblast " represents mesoderm only, between serosa and amnion in the embryo of the grasshopper and the median furrow whence it arises can be no longer compared Xiphidium.
If you tell anyone, Rhyn will pull your arms and legs off like you.re a grasshopper!
The Common Green Grasshopper is a strong flier which would explain its occurrence in Shoreham town.
The shivering grasshopper has no food or shelter, so he dies out in the cold.
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ANSWER Feet Q8 How does a grasshopper produce its distinctive sound?
A triangular open area of wavy hair grass is home for the common green grasshopper.
Perhaps this is understandable after the dressing down he got from his father when he caught a trout on a live grasshopper.
grasshopper warblers appear most years, often in the scrubby areas near the gas towers.
grasshopper buzzards were now common in the changed habitat.
Roesel's, dark and speckled bush-crickets are also in the Meadow, as is lesser marsh grasshopper.
It is a small grasshopper, with a very colorful underside, and white palps, as in the picture below.
Scrub areas are important for breeding passerines including Whitethroat Sylvia communis and Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia (D. Bullock pers. comm.
A large number of bird species have been recorded on the reserve, including redpoll, brambling and grasshopper warbler.
Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the sage cotton-tail, black-tailed jack-rabbit, Idaho rabbit, Oregon, Utah and Townsends ground squirrels, sage chipmunk, fivetoed kangaroo rats, pocket mice, grasshopper mice, burrowing owl, Brewers sparrow, Nevada sage sparrow, lazuli finch, sage thrasher, Nuttall s poor-will, Bullocks oriole and rough-winged swallow.
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.
Among plants, the bay, used in expiatory sacrifices and also for making the crown of victory at the Pythian games, and the palm-tree, under which he was born in Delos, were sacred to him; among animals and birds, the wolf, the roe, the swan, the hawk, the raven, the crow, the snake, the mouse, the grasshopper and the griffin, a mixture of the eagle and the lion evidently of Eastern origin.
When you think about retirement and estate planning, consider the fable of the grasshopper and the ant.
The grasshopper wanted to believe that food for the winter would take care of itself, somehow.
Was the grasshopper an optimist…or shortsighted?
Does all this planning and saving mean you'll only be the ant and never the grasshopper in your later years?
Kai-lan's Easy Origami Friends: Fans of the Nick Jr. television show Ni Hao, Kai-lan will get a kick out of making Kai-lan's panda, tiger and grasshopper origami friends.
For a male cross-country racer who's not afraid of color, Puma offers the Grasshopper.
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For example, have a grasshopper contest and see who can hop across the room the fastest.
In the Malay Peninsula the blood of a murdered man must be put in a bottle and prayers said over; after seven days of this worship a sound is heard and the operator puts his finger into the bottle for the polong, as the demon is called, to suck; it will fly through the air in the shape of an exceedingly diminutive female figure, and is always preceded by its pet, the pelesit, in the shape of a grasshopper.
grasshopper mentality to a giant killer mentality!
The first building for the Royal Exchange was erected and presented to the City by Sir Thomas Gresham (1565-1570) whose crest, a grasshopper, appears in the wind-vane above the present building.
Grasshoppers for women are casual shoes designed to make you feel as light on your feet as a grasshopper.
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