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Adult, caterpillar, and pupa of the death's head hawk moth from Moses Harris's "The Aurelian, or, Natural history of English insects"

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“Adult, caterpillar, and pupa of the death's head hawk moth from Moses Harris's "The Aurelian, or, Natural history of English insects",” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed May 20, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/18753.

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Adult, caterpillar, and pupa of the death's head hawk moth from Moses Harris's "The Aurelian, or, Natural history of English insects"

1778

Hand-colored engravings

AMNH Library catalog record: http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1083680

Plate XXXVII

Featured in: Natural histories: extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, edited by Tom Baione. New York : Sterling Signature, c2012.

Harris, Moses, 1731?-1785?. The Aurelian, or, Natural history of English insects; namely, moths and butterflies : together with the plants on which they feed; a faithful account of their respective changes; their usual haunts when in the winged state; and their standard names, as given and established by the worthy and ingenious society of Aurelians / drawn, engraved and coloured, from the natural subjects themselves, by Moses Harris. London : Printed for the Author, 1766, and with great additions, for J. Robson, 1778.

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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Harris, Moses, 1731?-1785?

Finnin, Denis

2011

Digital Photographs

Rare Book Collection

American Museum of Natural History

RF-37-D