Insects, 19th century artwork

Insects, 19th century artwork

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Caption: Insects of the order hymenoptera, 19th century artwork. This order includes the ants, bees, wasps and sawflies. At top left is cherry gall wasp (Cynips quercusfolii), at top right is a giant horntail (Urocerus gigas), at bottom left is a large bee-fly (Bombylius major), and at bottom right is a European hornet (Vespa crabro). Plate 8 from 'The entomologist's useful compendium' (1819) by George Samouelle (1790-1846).

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