Woodlouse Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Study of a woodlouse, as viewed by microscope from above and below, with details of it at natural size (above), and an interior view of its stomach, having been ‘crushed between the two glasses of the specimen folder’, showing eggs and an internal organ that the author identifies as the heart or stomach (below).
Plate 9 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, 1768).
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-19931
- ©The Royal Society
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