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'APRIL TO JUNE*

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A series of talks about the countryside
Glow-worms ; Cuckoo-spit;
Silver Fish Eric Parker
In the last talk of this series, Eric Parker will discuss one of the most delightful manifestations of insect life-the light given out by the glow-worm. How does it shine? He will go on to discuss the immature plant lice that hide themselves in their own frothy secretion known as cuckoo-spit, and he will deal with the strange superstition of game-keepers that this is dangerous to young birds. Finally he will speak about that strange and ancient form of insect life, the silver-fish, so-called because of the silver glitter of the scales covering its tiny body, and belonging to the order Aptera which includes centipedes, millipedes, spiders, and other wingless creatures.

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Parker
Unknown: Eric Parker






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