"On the continent of Europe the <em>Sirex gigas</em> often appears in immense numbers, and does great damage in this way." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Sawfly

"On the continent of Europe the Sirex gigas often appears in immense numbers, and does great…

"The Electric Scolopendra, <em>S. electrica</em>, is a European species, luminous in the dark." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Electric scolopendra

"The Electric Scolopendra, S. electrica, is a European species, luminous in the dark." —…

"The <em>Phrygania striata</em> is over an inch long, of a fawn-color, with the exception of the eyes, which are black." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Great Red Sedge and Larva

"The Phrygania striata is over an inch long, of a fawn-color, with the exception of the eyes,…

"They are distinguished by the possession of a large oval or triangular appendage which covers the base of the first joint of the outer antennae." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Shrimp

"They are distinguished by the possession of a large oval or triangular appendage which covers the base…

"This important insect is a native of the north of China; and a great portion of the supplies of silk for Europe and America are still derived from that country." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Silkworm Moth, Caterpillar, and Chrysalis

"This important insect is a native of the north of China; and a great portion of the supplies of silk…

"Another remarkable member of the Araneidae is the Diving Spider, <em>Argyroneta aquatica</em>, which weaves itself a curious little bell-shaped dwelling at the bottom of the water, to which it retires to devor its prey." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Spider, diving

"Another remarkable member of the Araneidae is the Diving Spider, Argyroneta aquatica, which…

"In these the back is usually covered with spines and hairs. They generally live in deep water, and rarely approach the shore." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Spinous spider-crab

"In these the back is usually covered with spines and hairs. They generally live in deep water, and…

"The <em>Eriphea spinifrons</em>, for instance, distributed in nearly all seas, has the front covered with numerous sharp spines." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Eriphia spinifrons

"The Eriphea spinifrons, for instance, distributed in nearly all seas, has the front covered…

"The typical genus <em>Aquilla</em> is frequently called the <em>Sea-Mantis</em>. Some of them attain the length of a foot or more, but their average size is about three to four inches." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Squilla

"The typical genus Aquilla is frequently called the Sea-Mantis. Some of them attain…

"Hornets and wasps and their structures." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Structures of hornets and wasps

"Hornets and wasps and their structures." — Goodrich, 1859

"The body is composed of numerous joints or segments, each one resembling the others; these are often several hundreds in number, and the animal sinetunes attains a length of upwards of ten feet." It is furnished with hooks and suckers at the head, by means of which it anchors itself to the intestines of its victims." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Tape-worm

"The body is composed of numerous joints or segments, each one resembling the others; these are often…

The terebella medusa, out of its case.

Terebella medusa out of its case

The terebella medusa, out of its case.

A species of dung beetle found in America.

Tumblebugs

A species of dung beetle found in America.

"The Phasmina includes some curious insects, one species of which is the Walking-leaf, <em>Phyllium siccifolium</em>, in which the body is flat and thin, and the wings form large, leaf-like organs, covering the whole abdomen, and furnished with regularly reticulated nevures, which give them exactly the appearance of a leaf." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Walking Leaf

"The Phasmina includes some curious insects, one species of which is the Walking-leaf, Phyllium

"The <em>Nepa cinerea</em> is a European example of this family, which may be met with there in every pond." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Water Scorpion

"The Nepa cinerea is a European example of this family, which may be met with there in every…

"Found in South Ameica, is a very large species, nearly two inches long; it is black, and lives on the sago-palm." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Palm Weevil

"Found in South Ameica, is a very large species, nearly two inches long; it is black, and lives on the…

"The Whale-Louse, <em>Cyamus seti</em>, is found on whales along our coasts." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Whale-louse

"The Whale-Louse, Cyamus seti, is found on whales along our coasts." — Goodrich, 1859

"The family Oniscidae, including the well-known Wood-Louse, <em>Oniscus murarius</em>, and many similar animals, are characterized by the adaptation of their members to a terrestrial existence." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Wood-louse

"The family Oniscidae, including the well-known Wood-Louse, Oniscus murarius, and many similar…

"The Zigzag, <em>Bombyx dispar</em>, has a short trunk or tube, not suited for suction; the male is much smaller than the female; his superior wings being bown with black zigzag figures. The female is whitish with black spots on her wings. This is a European species which sometimes does immense damage to the fruit-trees." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Zigzag

"The Zigzag, Bombyx dispar, has a short trunk or tube, not suited for suction; the male is…