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Hercules beetle.

Samuel Howitt, from A companion to Mr. Bullock’s London Museum and Pantherion, by William  Bullock, London, 1812.

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Hercules beetle.

Samuel Howitt, from A companion to Mr. Bullock’s London Museum and Pantherion, by William Bullock, London, 1812.

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Wednesday, January 1, 2014
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She looked like the famous Esmeralda, celebrated by Victor Hugo.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

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She looked like the famous Esmeralda, celebrated by Victor Hugo.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, March 23, 2013
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The misocampe Wasp.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

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The misocampe Wasp.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, November 18, 2012
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Blue Mountain Swallowtail (Papilio ulysses).

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by  Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

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Blue Mountain Swallowtail (Papilio ulysses).

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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Arachnacris amboinensis, Cnemidophyllum citrifolium.

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by  Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

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Arachnacris amboinensis, Cnemidophyllum citrifolium.

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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Ornithoptera priamus (syn. papilio panthous)

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by  Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

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Ornithoptera priamus (syn. papilio panthous)

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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Schizodactylus monstrosus, Homoeogryllus venosus, Aularches miliaris

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by  Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

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Schizodactylus monstrosus, Homoeogryllus venosus, Aularches miliaris

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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Phasma gigas (Syn. mantis gigas).

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by  Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

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Phasma gigas (Syn. mantis gigas).

From An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India, by Edward Donovan, London, 1800.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, October 17, 2012