Beetles Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Microscopic study of a beetle as seen from above, Fig. A., below, Fig. B, alongside studies of isolated body parts, including: the head, antenna, legs and claws.
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. C.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘L'Escarbot a croix des pois grossi avec ses parties’ [‘A beetle enlarged with its parts’].
Plate 100 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).
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-19713
- ©The Royal Society
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