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The Life and Love of the Insect (Classic Reprint)

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The Life and Love of the Insect (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from The Life and Love of the InsectNotwithstanding their filthy trade, the Dung-beetles occupy a very respectable rank. Thanks to their usually imposing size to their severe and irreproachably glossy garb to their short, stout, thickset Shape to the quaint ornamentation either of their brow or, also, of their thorax, they cut an excellent figure in the collector's boxes, especially when to our own Species, oftenest of an ebon black, we add a few tropical spthe collector's boxes, especially when to our own Species, oftenest of an ebon black, we add a few tropical species flashing with gleams of gold and ruddy copper.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more