Insect Adventures
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Insect Adventures

By Louise Seymour Hasbrouck, J. Henri Fabre
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Table of Contents
  • INSECT ADVENTURES
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I MY FIRST POND
    • THE GLASS POND
  • CHAPTER II THE CADDIS-WORM
    • THE PIRATES’ ATTACK
    • AN INSECT SUBMARINE
  • CHAPTER III THE MASON-BEES
    • AN ENEMY OF THE MASON-BEE
    • THE BEE HERSELF TURNED BURGLAR
    • SOME USEFUL VISITORS OF THE BEES
  • CHAPTER IV BEES, CATS AND RED ANTS
    • MY CATS
    • THE RED ANTS
  • CHAPTER V THE MINING BEES
    • THE GNAT AND THE GIANTESS
    • THE DOORKEEPERS
  • CHAPTER VI THE LEAF-CUTTING BEE
  • CHAPTER VII THE COTTON-BEES AND RESIN-BEES
  • CHAPTER VIII THE HAIRY SAND-WASPS
    • THE ATTACK
  • CHAPTER IX THE WASP AND THE CRICKET
  • CHAPTER X THE FLY-HUNTING WASP
  • CHAPTER XI PARASITES
  • CHAPTER XII FLY SCAVENGERS
  • CHAPTER XIII THE PINE CATERPILLAR
    • THE PROCESSIONARIES
    • THE CATERPILLARS AS WEATHER PROPHETS
    • THE PINE MOTH
  • CHAPTER XIV THE CABBAGE-CATERPILLAR
  • CHAPTER XV THE GREAT PEACOCK MOTH
  • CHAPTER XVI THE TRUFFLE-HUNTING BEETLE
  • CHAPTER XVII THE BOY WHO LOVED INSECTS
  • CHAPTER XVIII THE BANDED SPIDER
    • THE NEST
    • THE BANDED SPIDER’S FAMILY
  • CHAPTER XIX THE TARANTULA
    • A FIGHT WITH A CARPENTER-BEE
    • THE TARANTULA’S POISON
    • THE TARANTULA’S HUNTING
    • THE TARANTULA’S BAG
    • THE TARANTULA’S BABIES
    • A MEAL OF SUNSHINE
    • THE FLIGHT OF THE BABY TARANTULAS
  • CHAPTER XX THE CLOTHO SPIDER
  • CHAPTER XXI THE SPIDER’S TELEGRAPH-WIRE
  • CHAPTER XXII THE CRAB-SPIDER
    • THE CRAB-SPIDER’S NEST
    • THE YOUNG CRAB-SPIDERS
  • CHAPTER XXIII THE LABYRINTH SPIDER
  • CHAPTER XXIV THE BUILDING OF A SPIDER’S WEB
    • THE STICKY SNARE
  • CHAPTER XXV THE GEOMETRY OF THE SPIDER’S WEB
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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