Insects of Surinam, 18th century

Insects of Surinam, 18th century

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Caption: Insects of Surinam. 18th-century artwork from 'Metamorphosibus Insectorum Surinamensium' (1726), a work by the German nature illustrators Maria Sybilla Merian (1647-1717) and Johanna Helena Herolt (1668-1773). Surinam (now called Suriname) is a country in northern South America. This artwork (Plate 12) shows lepidopterans (moths and butterflies) and their caterpillars on a flowering plant. This artwork is part of the collections held at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

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