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British butterfly larvae, 1897

British butterfly larvae, 1897

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British butterfly larvae and pupae, historical illustration of the larvae and pupae of butterflies that were known to occur in the British Isles in the 19th century. The larvae here are: 1. Swallowtail (Papilio machaeon), 2. Orange tip (Euchloe cardamines), 3. Silver-washed fritillary (Argynnis paphia), 4. Peacock butterfly (Vanessa io), 5. Purple emperor (Apatura iris) and 6. Duke of Burgundy fritillary (Hamearis lucina). The pupae are: 7. Swallowtail (Papilio machaeon), 8. Orange tip (Euchloe cardamines), 9. Silver- washed fritillary (Argynnis paphia), 10. Purple emperor (Apatura iris), 11. Duke of Burgundy fritillary (Hamearis lucina) and 12. Dingy skipper (Nisoniades tages). Taken from: British Butterflies and Moths by William Furneaux, which was published in 1897.

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