Illustrations of natural history: Wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of exotic insects, according to their different genera ... With a particular description of each insect: interspersed with remarks and reflections on the nature and properites of many of them, Volume 2

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Printed for the author and sold by B. White, 1773 - Entomology - 151 pages
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Page 39 - Thorax, abdomen, and wings of a fine red sandy brown color; the first ring of the abdomen with an ash-colored spot. Anterior wings with two whitish oblong spots on the external edges of each ; one near the tips, the other at the lower corners. A small whitish bar crosses the fore- wings about a quarter of an inch from the body, and next the shoulders is a spot of the same whitish color. Posterior wings brown, with an oblong whitish spot placed along the external edges, reaching from the abdominal...
Page 44 - The Palpi are white. — The Tongue is curled up within them. — The Breaji is black, being fpotted with white on its fides.

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