'The Worm-eater, and the Goat-Beetle' George Edwards
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'The Worm-eater, and the Goat-Beetle'
Zoological studies of the North American bird the Worm-eating warbler Helmitheros vermivorum and a wood-boring beetle, showing damage to a block of wood. Plate 305 from chapter 95 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: "The Worm-eater from Pensilvania, and the Goat-beetle &c from Virginia boath drawn from life of their natural Size by George Edwards June the 20. AD. 1758."
Original: etching. 1758
- Image reference: RS-10005
- The Royal Society
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