October 2, 2014
cosmodendron:

Acrocinus longimanus

cosmodendron:

Acrocinus longimanus

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August 1, 2014

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July 21, 2014
theleoisallinthemind:

Deyrolle Paris

theleoisallinthemind:

Deyrolle Paris

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June 21, 2014

wapiti3:

The Gliedertheir fauna of Zanzibar territory require: after dr. O. Kersten Decken’schen during vd East African expedition in 1862 collected material / Edit. A. Gerstaecker. on Flickr.

Publication info Leipzig: CF Winter, 1873.
BHL Collections:
Ernst Mayr Library of the MCZ, Harvard University

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May 20, 2014
sawdustbear:

look at these amazing leafbugs.

sawdustbear:

look at these amazing leafbugs.

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May 7, 2014
nemfrog:

Fulgora candelaria. Fulgora maculata. The Naturalists Library. 1830s-40s.

nemfrog:

Fulgora candelaria. Fulgora maculata. The Naturalists Library. 1830s-40s.

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May 5, 2014

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May 3, 2014
ooksaidthelibrarian:

n63_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.
Via Flickr: Natural history of the insects of China,. London :H.G. Bohn,1842..biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8642582

ooksaidthelibrarian:

n63_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Natural history of the insects of China,.
London :H.G. Bohn,1842..
biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8642582

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April 30, 2014

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March 19, 2014

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March 18, 2014
japaneseaesthetics:

A set of ten articulated soft-metal insects  Early 20th century, Japan, nine signed Kozan (Takase Kozan; 1869-1934) with cursive monogram (kao), one grasshopper signed Muneyoshi (Tanaka Tadayoshi; ?-1958) Each insect constructed of numerous hammered parts jointed together with movable wings, limbs or antennae, each finely detailed and patinated in silver, shibuichi, shakudo and/or copper; signature on body The largest (dragonfly): 4in. (10.2cm.) long, the smallest (bee): 2in. (5.1cm.) long  With original padded wood box sewn with cords to secure the ten insects (10).  Christies

japaneseaesthetics:

A set of ten articulated soft-metal insects 
Early 20th century, Japan, nine signed Kozan (Takase Kozan; 1869-1934) with cursive monogram (kao), one grasshopper signed Muneyoshi (Tanaka Tadayoshi; ?-1958)
Each insect constructed of numerous hammered parts jointed together with movable wings, limbs or antennae, each finely detailed and patinated in silver, shibuichi, shakudo and/or copper; signature on body
The largest (dragonfly): 4in. (10.2cm.) long, the smallest (bee): 2in. (5.1cm.) long 
With original padded wood box sewn with cords to secure the ten insects (10).  Christies

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March 17, 2014
indophilia:

Jaipur

indophilia:

Jaipur

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March 2, 2014

atelierentomologica:

Experiments on the Generation of Insects, 1668, Francesco Redi

The book is one of the first steps in refuting “spontaneous generation” - a theory also known as Aristotelian abiogenesis. At the time, prevailing wisdom was that maggots arose spontaneously from rotting meat.

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March 1, 2014

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February 16, 2014

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