Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Briar moth. [ca 1820]
Reference Number: E-272-f-057
The briar moth in flight, shown with pupa and caterpillar. According to artist's notes 'Taken on the Passaflora Lutea, but is most frequent on the Briar Vine called Solomon's Seal, when at rest the whole brood gathers round the stalk, spun up in the leaves and to the side of the box in a web of the colour of and resembling light brown paper, the 14th May, bred 20th August, is far from common'.
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
Historical Notes: See: Parkinson, P.G. in Turnbull Library record, vol 11 no 1 May 1978.
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