Fly head Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Microscopic study of a fly’s head from above, showing its ‘collier’ [‘collar’], or thorax (a), anista (b), compound eyes (c), proboscis (d), antenna (e) and more.
Inscribed above: ‘TAB: XXXVII.’ Plate 37 from Amusement microscopique, tant pour l'esprit que pour les yeux, contenant... estampes... d'apres nature...by Martin Frobene Ledermuller, plates volume (Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, Nuremburg, 1768).
Martin Frobene [Frobenius] Ledermuller (1719-1769) German naturalist was employed in various capacities as a notary, turning to microscope studies after an illness induced temporary deafness.
- Image reference: RS-19959
- ©The Royal Society
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