ARTHROPOD PROVERBS


Compiled by:
Donald W. Hall (dwhall@ufl.edu)
Dept. of Entomology & Nematology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0620

"A proverb is the wit of one and the wisdom of many."
"When a fool is told a proverb, its meaning has to be explained to him." (Ashanti proverb) -- Proverbs and Sayings of Ireland

Index

ArachnidaAnopluraChilopodaColeopteraCrustaceaDipteraHemipteraHomoptera
HymenopteraInsectsIsopteraLepidopteraMantodeaOrthopteraReferencesSiphonaptera

Arachnida

Chilopoda

Crustacea

Insects

Anoplura

Coleoptera

Diptera

Hemiptera

Homoptera

Hymenoptera

Isoptera

Lepidoptera

Mantodea

Orthoptera

Siphonaptera


References Cited

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