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

Image ID: 107740

[Parts of insects] [see Explanation of Fig. 1-4 in Notes] (1837)

Image Details

Image Title

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

Creator

: Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893 -- Editor

Additional Name(s)

: Drury, Dru, 1725-1803 -- Author

Item Physical Description

: 27. 5 x 20 cm

Item/Page/Plate

: v. 1, Pl. [A], opp. p. Xxv

Notes

: 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]

Standard Reference

: Gross, 1994, #104

Source

: 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., [..]

Source Description

: 3 v. plates (part col.) 30 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / General Research Division

Catalog Call Number

: QIL+ (Drury, D. Illustrations of exotic entomology)

Digital ID

: 107740

Record ID

: 114933

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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