Insect larva and water flea Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Insect larva and water flea
Two studies of freshwater pond life. Figure 1, magnified image of an insect larvae, a variety of midge, Diptera, including details of head and tail. With a sequence of figures illustrating the insect’s movement and a circled inset image of the larva at natural size. Figure 2 shows a variety of water flea, Daphia, under magnification, with details and an image of specimens at natural size.
Plate 75 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.LXXV.’ Inscribed below: ‘M. F. Lederm. del. A. W. W. excud. Nrb.’
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-18640
- ©The Royal Society
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