'The Prickled Dog or Hound-Fish, with an Insect called the Walking-Stick' George Edwards
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'The Prickled Dog or Hound-Fish, with an Insect called the Walking-Stick'
Zoological studies of the Spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias. Figures 1-3 show lower, side and upper views of this member of the shark family. Below, as figure 4, is a side view of a stick insect. Plate 288 from chapter 78 of Gleanings of natural history, exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, plants, &c..., by George Edwards, volume 2 (London, for the author, 1760). The plate is inscribed: "1.2.3. Mustelus Spinax, Bellonii &c.. 4. An Insect called the Walking-stick all drawn immediately from life on the copper Plate, of their natural size by George Edwards, May 23 AD 1758."
Original: etching. 1758
- Image reference: RS-9998
- The Royal Society
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