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Parts of insects] [see Explanation of Fig. 1-4 in Notes]

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Names
Drury, Dru (1725-1803) (Author)
Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah) (1805-1893) (Editor)
Collection

Illustrations of exotic entomology, containing upwards of six hundred and fifty figures and descriptions of foreign insects, interspersed with remarks and reflections on their nature and properties. By Dru Drury. A new ed., [..]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1837
Place Term: London
Publisher: H.G. Bohn
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: QIL+ (Drury, D. Illustrations of exotic entomology)
Topics
Insects
Genres
Books
Notes
Ownership : The Astor Library

Content : First published, London, 1770-82, under title: Illustrations of natural history.

Citation/reference : Gross, 1994, #104

Content: Explanation of Fig. I. : a - The head; b b - The eyes; c c - The palpi; d d - The antennæ; e e - The shoulders. The patagia, or tippets, are placed here; f - The thorax. The part underneath and opposite to this is termed the breast; g - The abdomen, with the annuli or rings of which this part is composed; very conspicuous in such of the Lepidoptera as are figured in Plate 27, 28, and 29. A A - The anterior wings; B B - The posterior wings; h h - The bases of the wings; i i - The tips; k k k k - The anterior margin; l l - The posterior or internal margin; m m m m - The external edges; n n - The lower of the anterior wings; o o - The uppper corners of the posterior wings; p p - The abdominal edges. In the butterfly tribe this part forms the abdominal groove; q q - The anal angle; r r - The tails, whereof some species have four, as in Pl.1, 2, and 7; s s - The eyes on the wings. From round spots resembling an eye; t A - waved bar; u u - An irregular indented bar. (The terms upper side and under side, mentioned in all the descriptions of the farinaceous tribe, require no explanation.) Explanation of Fig. II : a - The head; b - The palpi; c - The antennæ; d - The eyes; e - The dorsum of the prothorax, commonly called the thorax in beetles, whereof the under part is the prosternum; f - The lateral margin of the thorax; g - The posterior margin of the thorax; h h - The upper horn; i i - The lower horn; k - The scutellum; l l - The wings cases, or elytra; m m - The suture; n n - The lateral margin of the wing cases; o - The anus; p - The fore thigh; q - The middle thigh; r - The hinder thigh; s s- The fore tibiæ; t t - The middle tibiæ; u u - The hinder tibiæ; w w w w w w - The tarsi; x x x x x x - The articulation of the tarsi with the tibiæ; y y y - The articulation of the tibiæ with the femora; z z z - The hooks or clawes, (ungues). Explanation of Fig. III : a - The head; b b - The palpi; c c - The antennæ; d d - The eyes; e - The prosternum, whereof the upper part is the prohorax; f - The mesosternum; g g - The dilated posterior coxæ; h h h h - The abdomen, with its annuli or rings; o - The anus; p - The fore thighs; q q - The middle thighs; r r - The hinder thighs; s s - The fore tibiæ; t t - The middle tibiæ; u u - The hinder tibiæ; w w w w w w - The tarsi; x x x x x x - The articulation of the tarsi with the tibiæ; y y y y y y - The articulation of the tibiæ with the femora, or thighs; z z - The hooks or clawsl (ungues.) Fig. IV - is inserted only to show the three little eyes, which are placed in a triangular manner, and mentioned in some of the descriptions, viz. Pl. 43, Fig.4, 5, 6 , &c. / [Cf. These explanations on p. xxv-xxvi]
Physical Description
Extent: 27. 5 x 20 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 10052446
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13550457
UUID: edb23740-c6bc-012f-81ce-58d385a7bc34

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  • 1725: Creator Born
  • 1803: Creator Died
  • 1837: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Parts of insects] [see Explanation of Fig. 1-4 in Notes]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1837. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6f1d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Parts of insects] [see Explanation of Fig. 1-4 in Notes]