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BRITISH ENTOMOLOGY
published in parts BY THE AUTHOR, LONDON 1823 - 1840

PLATE 217 - PAINTED, ENGRAVED & COLOURED BY JOHN CURTIS F.L.S.
CATOCALA ELOCATA - THE LARGE RED UNDERWING
(Dated 1st Jun 1828)

                                                                                      
British Entomology - John Curtis - The Large Red Underwing - Catocala nupta (formerly C. elocata). Plate 217

CATOCALA ELOCATA - THE LARGE RED UNDERWING
Now:
RED UNDERWING -  Catocala nupta


IMAGE REF:
CRT217

PAGE TEXT: ".. some one who did  not understand..."

Evidently the specimen from which Curtis drafted this image was old and faded since he describes the
under-wing as being "pale yellowish scarlet.". The above colours are taken from a living specimen.

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