Insect illustrations, 19th century. These insects include (from top to bottom): two mantids (Mantis oratoria, now Iris oratoria; and Mantis siccifolia), a cricket (Gryllus montrosus), a cicada (Cicada lanata), an aquatic hemipteran (Cimex stagnorum; now Hydrometra stagnorum), a Coccus scale insect, a rose aphid (Aphis rosae; now Macrosiphum rosae), a Sphinx moth, a Phalaena moth, an Ephemera mayfly, a Raphidia snakefly, a Hemorobius lacewing, a Libellula dragonfly, an Ichneumon wasp, an Oestrus botfly, and a Scolopendra centipede. This page is from 'Universal Technological Dictionary' (1823) by British author George Crabb (1778-1851).
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