BRITISH ENTOMOLOGY published in parts BY THE AUTHOR, LONDON 1823 - 1840 PLATE 441 -
PAINTED, ENGRAVED & COLOURED BY JOHN CURTIS F.L.S
OXYCERA MORRISII - THE WHITE-BARRED SOLDIER
OR SOLDIERFLY (Dated 1st Feb 1833)
OXYCERA MORRISII - WHITE-BARRED SOLDIER OR SOLDIERFLY with COMMON TAWYBLADE -
Epipcatis ovata (Now: Listera ovata)
The illustrated insect is the male. Females
have a much reduced second pair of white bars.
The speckling on the insect's back appears to be deliberate.
11¾ x 8¼
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