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Early Chinese Description of the Leaf-Insects


“YUEN-KIEN-LUI-HAN,” a Chinese encyclopædia completed in 1703, torn, cdxlvi., fol. 9, b, has the following quotation from the “Tau-hwang-tsah-luh,” written c. ninth century:

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MINAKATA, K. Early Chinese Description of the Leaf-Insects. Nature 77, 173 (1907).

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