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30 TEXAS NATURE OBSERVATIONS AND REMINISCENCES.
The number of eggs laid by
individual fly averages about 120,
In our warm Texas climate
flies and other insects usually
develop rapidly and in a very
With the greater interest taken
by the public in general and the
laudable work of the local press
and city officials on educating
the people on the fly, mosquito
and other insects, the time will
PHOTOMICROGRAPH OF MOUTH PARTS OF HOUSEFLY
1. Capillary Absorption Tubules of the Flexible Tongue. 2. Muscular Sheath Containing Tubules
Leading to the Stomach. 3. Antenae. 4. Part of the Eyeglobes (Prismatic Eyecapsule.)
short time, and the blowfly variety undoubtedly arrive soon when the
especially can often be noticed populace will be decidedly less
depositing live larvae, also such molested and endangered by such
species as the common house varie- pests; the main point is to heed
ty as the first one in the photoview such advice more and exert a
herein, which usually seeks a little common sense and do some-
horse manure pile to deposit their thing to keep the houses and
offspring in. premises free of injurious insects.
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Menger, R. Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses, book, 1913; San Antonio, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143558/m1/34/?q=menger: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.