Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Purple underwing. [Between 1816 and 1818]
Reference Number: E-272-f-041
A double winged moth with purple under wings and top decorated wings, shown with pupa and caterpillar. According to artist's notes 'Feeds on the variegated leaf oak and other oaks. Spun up in the leaves 21st April, bred 23rd May. Is very rare'
Abbot, John 1751-1840 :Original drawings of insects by J Abott. [1816?], Reference Number E-272-f (103 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on cream wove paper 342 x 246 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work
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