Image from page 74 of “Occasional papers of the California Academy of Sciences” (1890)
Title: Occasional papers of the California Academy of Sciences
Year: 1890 (1890s)
Authors: California Academy of Sciences
Publisher: San Francisco : California Academy of Sciences
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Figure 18. As females guard their eggs, they lunge toward enemies—particularly egg para-sites. £>/HeH!/j/a sp. (Embiidae). Northern Zambia. ROSS: EMBIA, BIOSYSTEMATICS OF THE ORDER EMBIIDINA, PART 2 15 predators. However, such protection, like most de-fenses in nature, is imperfect. For example, I foundwithin a mass containing 51 eggs, 12 fully developedscelionid wasps clearly visible through transparentegg shells. Additional information on maternal protection ofeggs and young is provided by Edgerly (1987a, b;1988, 1994) in her detailed study of plesiomorphicAntipaluria iiiichi (Saussure) (Clothodidae) inTrinidad.
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i ■>. w Figure 19. Most embiids, such as Antipaluria Enderlein(Clothodidae). reduce oviposition of wasp egg parasitesby packing a paste of pulverized material around their eggs.Venezuela.
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