Butterfly antennae Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Microscopic study of butterfly antennae at natural size (a) and magnified, from above (b) and below (c), with details of their ‘pointe brune’ [‘brown tip’], ‘poils pointus’ [‘pointed hairs’], and ‘manche’ [‘handle’]. Inscribed above: ‘TAB: XXIX.’ Plate 29 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-19951
- ©The Royal Society
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