Title: Evolution and animal life; an elementary discussion of facts, processes, laws and theories relating to the life and evolution of animals
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 Kellogg, Vernon L. (Vernon Lyman), 1867-1937
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company
Contributing Library: MBLWHOI Library
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FIG. 258.—An insect, Gongylus gongy-loides, from the East Indies, whichrests on the branches of a bush re-sembling the rosebush, the leavesof which are closely simulated bythe body of the insect. (AfterSharp.)
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416 EVOLUTION AND ANIMAL LIFE many examples of this clever artifice of Nature to protect herchildren. If the field student may be relied on to note and record along list of insects colored and marked so as to harmonize wellwith their general environment or with some specific part of it,he may also be relied on to bring in a list of opposit es: a recordof bizarre and conspicuous forms, colored with brilliant bluesand greens and streaked and spotted in a manner utterly atvariance and in contrast with the foliage or soil or bark or what-ever is the usual environment of the insect. The great red-brown monarch butterfly and its black-striped green andyellowish larva, the tiger-banded swallowtails, the black and
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