leaf-caterpillar love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The cotton-caterpillar, the larva of Alabama argillacea. See Alabama.


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  • The question can therefore be more precisely stated thus: How does it come about that in so many cases the useful variations present themselves in numbers just where they are required, the white oblique lines in the leaf-caterpillar on the under surface of the body, the accompanying coloured stripes just above them?

    Evolution in Modern Thought

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