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The jungle is frequented by spiders, _phalangia_ , and acarids, of which nothing is known with certainty; and the sea-shore and sands have been equally overlooked, so far as concerns the infinite variety of lobsters, crayfish, crabs, and all their minor congeners.
Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon James Emerson Tennent 1836
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