Product images of Aphid
Study of a single aphid, viewed by microscope, under magnification. With a circled inset detail showing the insects at normal size, to give scale.
Plate 26 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, 1764).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB.XXVI.’ Inscribed below: ‘M.F.Lederm. del. A.W.W. exc:’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Table XXV & XXVI. Des Pucerons ou Pous des Feuilles.’ The author comments that the plate: ‘Réprésente un seule insect de, Espéce verte…’ [Represents a single insect of a green species].
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-18128
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