Insects of northern Canada Anonymous
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Insects of northern Canada
Insect specimens observed on the Ross Arctic expedition, 1829-33. Figure 1: Ichneumon lariae (wasp); figure 2: Bombus kirbiellus (bee); figures 3-5: Colias boothii (butterfly); figure 6: Colias chione (butterfly); figure 7: Hipparchia rossii (butterfly); figures 8-9: Polyommatus franklinii (butterfly); figure 10: Laria rossii (moth); figure 11: Hadena richardsoni (moth); figure 12: Psychophora sabini (moth); figure 13: Argyrotosa parryana (moth); figure 14: Chironomus polaris (midge); figure 15: Tipula arctica (crane fly or 'Daddy Long Legs'). Plate A, facing p.lxi of the Natural History appendix to the Narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829 ... 1833, by Sir John Ross (London, 1835). John Ross and his nephew James Clark Ross endured four winters trapped in the Arctic ice on an expedition to find the elusive Northwest Passage. John Ross was knighted in 1834 following his return to England.
Original: lithograph . 1835
- Image reference: RS-10430
- The Royal Society
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