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(used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; dried-up grass; the desert was edged with sere vegetation; shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings; withered vines.

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Re: Hmm... Maybe a kind of Shield Bug?

... leading them to food - typically insect larvae, such as caterpillars. If you're lucky, you can see several several nymphs all gathered around a withered caterpillar they've sucked dry with their piercing rostra.

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by Scrubmuncher
Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:38 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Hmm... Maybe a kind of Shield Bug?
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Do snakes have tails???

Also, I believe snakes have rudamentry legs, legs that have withered away thru evolution until only vestiges of them exist. The tail would be the part that is posterior to the "legs" as in other animals.

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by charles brough
Sun Jun 26, 2005 6:59 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Do snakes have tails???
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