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An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. II (of 4)

[Illustration: _Plate IV_]

AN

INTRODUCTION

TO

ENTOMOLOGY:

OR

ELEMENTS

OF THE

_NATURAL HISTORY OF INSECTS_:

WITH PLATES.

By WILLIAM KIRBY, M.A. F.R. and L.S.

RECTOR OF BARHAM,

AND

WILLIAM SPENCE, ESQ. F.L.S.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

_FIFTH EDITION._

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR

LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN, AND GREEN,

PATERNOSTER ROW.

1828.

PRINTED BY RICHARD TAYLOR, RED LION COURT, FLEET STREET.

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

Letter

XVI. Societies of Insects. Page 1. Imperfect Societies 1-25

XVII. Societies of Insects continued. 2. Perfect Societies. _White Ants. Ants_ 26-106

XVIII. Perfect Societies of Insects continued. _Wasps. Humble-bees_ 107-118

XIX. Perfect Societies of Insects continued. _Hive-bee_ 119-167

XX. Perfect Societies of Insects concluded. _Hive-bee_ 168-214

XXI. Means by which Insects defend themselves 215-266

XXII. Motions of Insects. _Larva and Pupa_ 267-299

XXIII. Motions of Insects continued. _Imago_ 300-370


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