Social Life in the Insect World
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Social Life in the Insect World

By Jean-Henri Fabre
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  • SOCIAL LIFE
  • IN THE INSECT WORLD
    • BY
    • J. H. FABRE
      • Translated by
      • BERNARD MIALL
        • WITH 14 ILLUSTRATIONS
      • WITH 14 ILLUSTRATIONS
    • Translated by
    • BERNARD MIALL
      • WITH 14 ILLUSTRATIONS
    • WITH 14 ILLUSTRATIONS
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • SOCIAL LIFE IN THE INSECT WORLD
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE FABLE OF THE CIGALE AND THE ANT
        • DURING THE DROUGHTS OF SUMMER THIRSTING INSECTS, AND NOTABLY THE ANT, FLOCK TO THE DRINKING-PLACES OF THE CIGALE.
      • DURING THE DROUGHTS OF SUMMER THIRSTING INSECTS, AND NOTABLY THE ANT, FLOCK TO THE DRINKING-PLACES OF THE CIGALE.
    • THE FABLE OF THE CIGALE AND THE ANT
      • DURING THE DROUGHTS OF SUMMER THIRSTING INSECTS, AND NOTABLY THE ANT, FLOCK TO THE DRINKING-PLACES OF THE CIGALE.
    • DURING THE DROUGHTS OF SUMMER THIRSTING INSECTS, AND NOTABLY THE ANT, FLOCK TO THE DRINKING-PLACES OF THE CIGALE.
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE CIGALE LEAVES ITS BURROW
        • THE CIGALE AND THE EMPTY PUPA-SKIN.
      • THE CIGALE AND THE EMPTY PUPA-SKIN.
    • THE CIGALE LEAVES ITS BURROW
      • THE CIGALE AND THE EMPTY PUPA-SKIN.
    • THE CIGALE AND THE EMPTY PUPA-SKIN.
    • CHAPTER III
      • THE SONG OF THE CIGALE
    • THE SONG OF THE CIGALE
    • CHAPTER IV
      • THE CIGALE. THE EGGS AND THEIR HATCHING
    • THE CIGALE. THE EGGS AND THEIR HATCHING
    • CHAPTER V
      • THE MANTIS.—THE CHASE
    • THE MANTIS.—THE CHASE
    • CHAPTER VI
      • THE MANTIS.—COURTSHIP
    • THE MANTIS.—COURTSHIP
    • CHAPTER VII
      • THE MANTIS.—THE NEST
    • THE MANTIS.—THE NEST
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE GOLDEN GARDENER.—ITS NUTRIMENT
    • THE GOLDEN GARDENER.—ITS NUTRIMENT
    • CHAPTER IX
      • THE GOLDEN GARDENER—COURTSHIP
    • THE GOLDEN GARDENER—COURTSHIP
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE FIELD-CRICKET
    • THE FIELD-CRICKET
    • CHAPTER XI
      • THE ITALIAN CRICKET
    • THE ITALIAN CRICKET
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE SISYPHUS BEETLE.—THE INSTINCT OF PATERNITY
    • THE SISYPHUS BEETLE.—THE INSTINCT OF PATERNITY
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • A BEE-HUNTER: THE PHILANTHUS AVIPORUS
    • A BEE-HUNTER: THE PHILANTHUS AVIPORUS
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • THE GREAT PEACOCK, OR EMPEROR MOTH
    • THE GREAT PEACOCK, OR EMPEROR MOTH
    • CHAPTER XV
      • THE OAK EGGAR, OR BANDED MONK
    • THE OAK EGGAR, OR BANDED MONK
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • A TRUFFLE-HUNTER: THE BOLBOCERAS GALLICUS
    • A TRUFFLE-HUNTER: THE BOLBOCERAS GALLICUS
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • THE ELEPHANT-BEETLE
    • THE ELEPHANT-BEETLE
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • THE PEA-WEEVIL—BRUCHUS PISI
    • THE PEA-WEEVIL—BRUCHUS PISI
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • AN INVADER.—THE HARICOT-WEEVIL
    • AN INVADER.—THE HARICOT-WEEVIL
    • CHAPTER XX
      • THE GREY LOCUST
    • THE GREY LOCUST
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE PINE-CHAFER
    • THE PINE-CHAFER
    • INDEX
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • FABRE: POET OF SCIENCE
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