Proceedings of the British Columbia Entomological Society, 1911 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Proceedings of the British Columbia Entomological Society, 1911 Ou hatching the larvae devour the egg shells and spin a mass of silk in which they congregate. In the first stage the larvae are 3mm in length; general color grayish-green, lighter beneath. Head dark brown, almost black. With a few short straggling hairs, segment behind head brown dorsally. Thoracic tubercles 1, 2, 3, large, brown. 4, 5, 6, smaller but same color, 7 and fore-legs brownish black. Fore-legs with a few short hairs. Abdominal tubercles 1, 3, 3, large brown, 4, 5, 6 smaller, 7 the same as prolegs, which are greenish. Last abdominal segment, gray - brown at apex, body not tapering. After feeding a few days the body shows a decided greenish tinge owing to the food showing through the skin. The young larvae are gregarious in habits and cover the leaf, on which they feed. With a dense silky web. 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.
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