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It generally makes its nest in a hollow branch, plastering up the opening with clay, leaving only a circular hole just large enough to afford entrance and exit; and the interior contains a bed of dry leaves or the filmy flakes of the inner bark of a fir or cedar, on which the eggs are laid.
Young resembling parents, but penultimate instar passive and enclosed in a filmy pellicle.
The leaves are large and pinnate; their lamina is usually thick, though filmy species of Todea occur.
filmy fern grows along the banks of the Sillees River as it runs through Correl Glen.
Whether she is comfortable in a rich yet modest fabric or the sheerest and shortest of filmy threads, her lingerie is as intimate as every curve it is designed to hug.