Insect and larch sprig Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Insect and larch sprig
Studies of an insect found in a pine seed at the pupal and adult stages of development, shown under magnification and at natural size. With a botanical study of a larch branch with cones, presumably the European larch (Larix decidua).
Plate 68 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, 1766).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB.LXVIII.’. Inscribed below: ‘M. F. Lederm. del. A. W. Winterschmidt excud.’
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-18203
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