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38 TEXAS NATURE OBSERVATIONS AND REMINISCENCES.
on much of this calcareous outer
shell is absorbed by the growing
embryo. Some of the eggs were
disintegrated through artificial
means or partly dissolved in the
preserving fluids in which the
eggs were mounted for microscop-
but in this case they were about
three tinimes larger thiaii when first
laid by the old tick. whenli they
were more of a vellowish r (, glit-
ttering color. In its 1ret her devel-
oplment the inside, oval-slled
bl)o(y, the (tevelo)ill2' i iclk ecil ry-o
CATTIE TICK EC;S
IN VAVIo rs STAGES I DEVEni IPMENT, SiME MAT IN
,Vry highly m agnified)
ic examination, in order to make
the outside hulls and the egg cav-
ity more translucent and the form-
ing tick embryo better visible.
The original size of these same
tick eggs is not much larger than
an ordinary small sized pinhead,.
lkec s ( 'roL)wingl alnd(1 ahsoihin' its
eggs elemllc(lsl , asumllnll n tile ' shape
and . onsisteneV (of a liiature rub-
her hall. with several indenlltations
along its dorsal and alI)ominal
side, a11(1 grad(lall V ei ,h2lt legs
form. when, after another e('yle of
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Menger, R. Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses, book, 1913; San Antonio, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143558/m1/42/?q=menger: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.