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Eggs of Stick Insects

Nature volume 141, page 1059 (11 June 1938) | Download Citation

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JUDGING by a recent correspondence in NATURE1, a number of readers are interested in rearing the common stick insect (Carausus). In any quantitative work on Carausus, it is a tedious operation to secure the eggs which are deposited among the debris of the breeding cage where, on account of their 'protective' devices, they may easily escape observation.

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    NATURE, 138, 886, 1058 (1936); 139, 156 (1937).

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  1. Notre Dame Training College Laboratory, Dowanhill, Glasgow, W.2. May 17.

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