The Labium and Submentum in Certain Mandibulate Insects (Classic Reprint)

The Labium and Submentum in Certain Mandibulate Insects (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Labium and Submentum in Certain Mandibulate Insects During the last few years various papers and works have appeared which more or less touch on the homologies of the mouth-parts of Insects. In nearly all cases the submentum is included in the mouth-organs as part of the labium. Most authors state that it represents the united cardines of the second pair of maxillae, without giving any distinct reason for making the statement; others give reasons which are more or less unsatisfactory; but no one, so far as I am aware, has demonstrated that this view is correct. It is therefore to a great extent with a hope of calling attention to. This that I venture to publish some figures of mouth organs, which I think will be interesting, and which tend to show that all the parts of the maxillae can be accounted for in the labium without the submentum. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243095147
  • 9780243095148