Fly uterus Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Microscopic study of a female fly’s uterus, with eggs, referred to in the associated text as the ‘boyau de la ponte’ [‘egg-laying gut’]. Inscribed above: ‘TAB: XXXIV.’ Inscribed below: 'M. F. Ledermuller delin. A. W. Winterschmidt sculp et execudit Nuremburg'. Plate 34 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-19956
- ©The Royal Society
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