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Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Bud worm moth likeness. [ca 1820]

Reference Number: E-272-f-058

Two light green moths in flight, shown with pupa and caterpillar. According to artist's notes 'Taken on the Preneinthis Virgata mx (the root of which is said to cure the bite of a snake) but is most frequent on Dog fennel. Went into the ground 2nd Octr., bred middle of Septr following. Is common round the sides of some of the ponds in the inland parts'.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Watercolours, related to Joshua & Thomas Gilpin (Firm, Pennsylvania), Moths and Caterpillars.

Part of:
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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