AMNH Research Library Homepage
Search using this query type:


Advanced Search

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

http://lbry-web-002.amnh.org/san/naturalhistories/b10836809_2.jpg

b10836809_2

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

Plate XXXVII

RF-37-D

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.

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

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.

Information on rights available at the repository.

Bibliographic Number: b10836809

Entomology

Citation

Harris, Moses, 1731?-1785? (artist), “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 September 21, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/18753.