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A Flora of North America: Containing Abridged Descriptions of All the Known ... - Page 148
by John Torrey, Asa Gray - 1838
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Ladies' Botany, Volume 2

John Lindley - 1865 - 579 pages
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate, hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it, without interfering...one of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse aud enclose their prey, with a force surpassing an insect's attempts to escape. The fringe or hairs...
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Natural History: Or, Second Division of "The English Encyclopedia"

Charles Knight - Natural history - 1866
...little concave on the inner aide, where are placed three delicate hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering with one of thfm, when the two sides suddenly collapse and inclose their prey, with a force surpassing an insect's...
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The English Cyclopaedia: Division. Geography. 4v. and Suppl

Charles Knight - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1867
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse and inclose their prey, with a force surpassing an insect's attempts to escape. The fringe or hairs of...
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The Canadian Naturalist and Quarterly Journal of Science, Volume 7

Natural history - 1875
...are placed three delicate hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse jt without interfering with one of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse and enclose the prey, with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringe of hairs on the opposite sides of...
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The national encyclopędia. Libr. ed

National cyclopaedia - 1879
...where he enjoyed the rank of senator. After the death of Caracalla, he was made governor of Smyrna traverse it without interfering with one of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse and inclose their prey, with a force surpassing an insect's atandPergamusbyMacrinus. He was afterwards...
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Freaks and marvels of plant life

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke - 1881
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...the two sides suddenly collapse and enclose the prey with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringe of hairs of the opposite sides of...
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The national encyclopędia. Libr. ed

National cyclopaedia - 1884
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse and inclose their prey, with a force surpassing an insect's attempts to escape. The insects are digested...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 8

Science - 1876
...little concave on the inner side, where there are placed three delicate, hair-like organs, in such ordtr that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse, and inclose the prey, with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringes of hairs on the...
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The Plant world: its romances and realities : a reading-book of botany

Frank Vincent - Science - 1899 - 228 pages
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed these delicate hairlike organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse and inclose the prey with a force defying all attempts at escape. The insect, however, does not appear...
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Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, Volumes 1-3

Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society (Chapel Hill, N.C.) - Science - 1884
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate, hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...the two sides suddenly collapse and enclose the prey with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringe or hairs of the opposite sides of...
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