Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Marygold green looper. [ca 1818]
Reference Number: E-272-f-087
Two green moths in flight, shown with pupa and caterpillar on a marigold in flower. According to artist's notes `Feeds on the Rudbeckia, spinning peices [pieces] of the flower upon its body to prevent it becoming a prey to birds and insects, sometimes entirely covering itself. Spun up to the side of the box 3rd July, bred 13th, is not very 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 347 x 247 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work
Historical Notes: See: Parkinson, P.G. in Turnbull Library record, vol 11 no 1 May 1978.
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.
Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010098)
Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=30772). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.