'Leaf cutter ants and spider' Joseph Mulder
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'Leaf cutter ants and spider'
Study of leaf cutter ants, a tarantula spider and other South American insects. Detail from plate 18 of the book Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium, in qua Erucae ac Vermes Surinamenses, cum omnibus suis transformationibus by Maria Sibylla Merian (Amsterdam, 1705). The entomologist and artist Maria Sibylla Merian travelled to Surinam in South America from 1699-1701, where she recorded and collected butterflies and other natural history specimens.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1705
- Image reference: RS-9938
- The Royal Society
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