Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Y' moth. [ca 1820]
Reference Number: E-272-f-064
Two brown moths in flight, shown with pupa and caterpillar. According to artist's notes `Feeds on the Kalmia hirsuta and waterplants. Spins up to the stalks 23rd Sept., bred 12th Octr and continued coming out till the 6th Novr. Is often very destructive in gardens to cabbages and coleworts eating the leaves like a net.'
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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