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MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN (1647 - 1717)
METAMORPHOSIS INSECTORUM SURINAMENSIUM  (1705)

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian -Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, Plate 5 Cassava with Tree Boa

Plate 5

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Plate 9 Pomegranate with caterpillar of Eumorpha faciatac

Plate 9 (and variant)

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian -Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, Plate 11 Oallisade Tree

Plate 11

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian -Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, Plate 12 Banana

Plate 12

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Plate 21 Passion Flower with Moths and Caterpillars

Plate 21

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Plate 22 Moth on Red Lily

Plate 22

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Plate 28 Red and Black Cricket

Plate 28

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium - Plate 29. Grapefruit (Citrus maxima) with Blue Urania Leilus moth

Plate 29

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium - Plate 31 - Rosa sinensis var. ferrarius

Plate 31

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium - Plate 37 - Ketmia Brasiliensis

Plate 37

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium - Plate 41 - Sweet Potato and Parrot flower

Plate 41

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian. Matamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Plate 52. Orange

Plate 52

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium - Plate 53 - Medlar Tree (?) with Morpho menelausHeliconia acuminata (Ruby Heliconia)

Plate 53

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium - Plate 54 - Heliconia acuminata (Ruby Heliconia)

Plate 54

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium (1705)

Plate 55

 

 

Print. Maria Sibylla Merian - Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium (1705)

Plate 60

 

 

EDWARD DONOVAN F. L. S. (1768 - 1837)
AN EPITOME OF THE NATURAL HISTORY
OF THE INSECTS OF INDIA (1800 - 1804)

 
CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT. Edward Donovan, Atlas Beetle

Atlas Beetle

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT. Edward Donovan, Emperor Cicada

Emperor Cicada

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT. Edward Donovan, Monster Cricket

Monster or
Splay-footed Cricket

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT. Edward Donovan, Red Lacewing, Zebra Mosaic, Forest Queen

Red Lacewing
Zebra Mosaic
Forest Queen


SIR WILLIAM JARDINE (1800 - 1874)
THE NATURALIST'S LIBRARY
- ENTOMOLOGY - British butterflies (1855)

 

 CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Swallowtails

Swallow Tail
Scarce Swallow Tail

 CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Pale Clouded and Scarce Clouded Yellow

Pale Clouded Yellow
Scarce Clouded Yellow

 

 CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Apoloo and Black Veined White

Apollo
Black Veined White

 

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Duke of Burgudy Fritillary and Pearl Bordered Likeness(Heath Fritillary)

Duke of Burgundy Fritillary
Pearl  Bordered Likeness
(Heath Fritillary)

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Greasy (Marsh) Fritillary and Small Pearl Bordered Fritilliary

Greasy (Marsh) Fritillary
Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, High Brown and Queen of Spain Fritilliary

High Brown Fritillary
Queen of Spain Fritillary

 

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Large Tortoiseshell and Comma

Large Tortoise-shell
Comm
a

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Peacock and Camberwell Beauty

Peacock
Camberwell Beauty

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Painted Lady and Small Tortoiseshell

Painted Lady
Small Tortoiseshell

 

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Red Admiral and White Admiral

Red Admiral
White Admiral

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Purple Emperor

Purple Emperor

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Marbled White, Speckled Wood and Large Heath

Marbled White,
Speckled Wood &
 Large Heath (Gatekeeper

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Large Copper, Scarce Copper

Large Copper
Scarce Copper

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Purple Edged Copper, Small Copper, Dark Underwing Copper

Purple Edged Copper
Dark Underwing Copper
Common (Small) Copper

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Adonis (Clifden) Blue, Silver Studded Blue

Clifden Blue (Adonis Blue)
Silver Studded Blue

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Brown Argus, Durham Argus and Artaxerxes

Brown Argus
The Durham Argus
The Artaxerxes Butterfly

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Grizzled, Dingy, Chequered and Small Skipper,

Grizzled Skipper
Dingy Skipper
Chequered Skipper
Small Skippe
r

 

CLICK FOR MAIN PAGE  -  HOLD FOR ORIGINAL PRINT, James Duncan, William Jardine, Large Skipper, Silver Spotted (Pearl) Skipper, Burnet Moths

Large Skipper
Pearl Skipper
Green Forester
5 & 6 Spotted Burnet Moths

 


JOHN CURTIS F.L.S. (1791 - 1862)
BRITISH ENTOMOLOGY (1823 - 1840)
     
 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Aphodius vilosus and Pulsatilla vulgaris

27: Aphodius villosus

 

Hemaris tityus - NARROW-BORDERED BEE HAWK-MOTH, Sesia bombyliformis - Narrow-bordered Bee Sesia on Devil's-bit Scabious (Succa pratensis) - British Entomology - John Curtis.

40: Narrow-bordered Bee Sesia

Wool Carder Bee - Anthidium manicatum - Corn Cocklle - Agrostemma githago. John Curtis, British Entomology Plate 61

61: Wool Carder Bee

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Obrium Cantharinum (Reddish Obrium) on Crab Tree

91: Reddish Obrium

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Vanessa antiope - Camberwell Beauty

96: Camberwell Beauty

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Dyticus dimidiatus (Dytiscus marginalis - Great Diving Beetle)

99: Great Diving Beetle

 

LIMENITIS CAMILLA, THE WHITE ADMIRAL with PALE PERFOLIATE HONEYSUCKLE, Lonicera caprifolium. Plate 124 - British Entomology, John Curtis

124: White Admiral

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Acherontia atropos - Death's Head Hawk Moth

147: Death's Head Hawk Moth

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Orchesia fasciata (Orchesia undulata - Banded Orchesia Jumping Beetle).

197: Banded Orchesia Jumping Beetle

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Dascillus Cervinus with Orchis ustulata

216: Dascillus cervinus

 

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

217: The Large Red Underwing

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Phycita pinguis - Tabby Knot-horn

233: Tabby Knot-horn

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Megatoma serra (Tooth-horn Megatoma)

244: Tooth-horn Megatoma

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Hypulus biflexuosus ( Double-banded Hyplexus)

255: Double-banded Hyplexus

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Glaea subnigra ( Black or Dark Chestnut).

268: Black or Dark Chestnut

 John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Latridius elongatus (Elongated Latridius)

311: Elongated latridius

 

Dyed or Manchester Treble-bar Moth - Plate 324 - British Entomology - John curtis - Larissa imbutata - Casia sororiata

324: Dyed Treble-bar Moth

 

Blethisa multipunctata with Fritillary meleagris. Plate 326 Biritish Entomology by John curtis. Common names: Amphibious Ground Beetle, Snakeshead Fritillary and Chequered Daffodil. Plate dated October 1830.

326: Amphibious Ground Beetle

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Apatura iris  ( Purple Emperor)

338: Purple Emperor

 

John Curtis, British Entomology, Plate 355 - Lycoperdina bovistae (Puff Ball Beetle)

355: Puff Ball Beetle

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Luperus brassicae - Striped Galeruca

370: Striped Galeruca

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Mymar pulchellus (Fairy Fly)

411: Mymar pulchellus
(Fairy Fly)

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Melanippe blomeri - Blomer's Rivulet

416: Blomer's Rivulet

 

Ichneumon (Gasteruption assectator - Foenus assectator)  with Western Marsh Orchid (Dactylorhiza majalis - Orchis latifolia). John curtis - british Entomology plate 423. Restored print.

423: Ichneumon

British Entomology - John Curtis - The White-barred Soldier or Soldierfly with epipactis ovata (Listera ovata). Plate 441

441: White-barred Soldier

 

The Straw Belle Moth. British Entomology - John Curtis - Aspilates gilvaria -  (The Dover Belle) with cateropillar on  Bulbous Meadow Gras (Poa bulbosa)

467: The Straw Belle

British Entomology - John Curtis - Psithyrus rupestris - Black-winged Humble Bee. Now: Red Tailed Cuckoo Bumble Bee with Common Foxglove - Digitalis purpurea

468: Black-winged Humble Bee

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Water Lily Corylura Fly - Cordylura levens

485: Water Lily Cordylura Fly

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Stag Beetle - Lucanus servus

490: Stag Beetle

 

British Entomology - John Curtis - Epeolus variegauts - Boack-thighed epeolus with Fly Orchis 0 Ophrys insectifera (Orchis insectifera

516: Cuckoo Bee or
Black-thighed Epeolus

 

John Curtis, British Entomology,Plate 570, print, Endomychus coccineus - False Ladybird with Dactylorhiza viride (Coeloglossum viride), restored print for sale

570: False Ladybird

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Scarce Swallow-tail Butterfly - Papilio podalirius (Iphiclides podalirius)

578: Scarce Swallow-tail Butterfly

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Clythra tridentata with Liparis Loeselii (Fen Orchid)

582: Clythra tridentata

 

British Entomology - Stenocera walkeri - Now Eusandalum walkeri with Belfast Rosa - Rosa hibernica

596: Stenocera walkeri

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Locusta (christii) migratoria - The Migratory Locust

608: Migratory Locust

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Acrolepia botulella - the Durham Tinea

679: The Durham Tinea

 

Teras excavana - THE IRON NOTCHWING - Acleris emargana. With Giant Bellflower - Campanula latifolia - British Entomology - John Curtis.

699: The Iron Notchwing

 

John Curtis, British Entomolgy - Musk Beetle - Aromia moschata

738: Musk beetle

 

The Anchor-aced Wasp - Vespa rufa (V. vulgaris) = John curtis, British entomolgy. Dated 1839. Polycarpoa tetraphyllum. Four-leaved All-seed

760: The Anchor-faced Wasp

 

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Robert Hooke M.A., F.R.S. (1635 - 1703)
MICROGRAPHIA (1665)

 

The Blue Fly, Robert Hooke, Micrographia 

The Blue Fly (Bluebottle)
The Great Belly'd or Female Gnat, Robert Hooke, Micrographia 

Great Bellied Gnat

 


       

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