Illustration, Pyrales -- Tortrices
Illustration, Pyrales -- Tortrices -- Hydrocampa Nymphaeata, Odontia Dentalis, Ennychia Nigrata, Threnodes Pollinalis, Pyrausta Purpuralis, Botys Urticata, Botys Flavalis, Botys Hyalinalis, Crambus Selasellus, Crambus Pinetellus, Pempelia Semirubella, Myelophila Cribrum, Galleria Mellonella, Aglossa Pinguinalisl, Pyralis Farinalis, Teras Caudana, Lozotaenia Sorbiana, Tortrix Viridana. The plants are Water Lily (Nymphaea), Viper's Bugloss (Echium Vulgare), Wild Rose (Rosa Canina), Clover (Trifolium), Nettle (Urtica Dioica and Oak (Quercus Robur). Date: 1898
© The Sharp Illustration Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Saw-scaled viper, Echis carinatus, and Madagascar
Saw-scaled viper, Echis carinatus, and Madagascar leafnose snake, Langaha madagascariensis. . Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieu's Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 1816-1830. Illustration by J.G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Turpin, and published by F. G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans