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Beetles, chromolithograph, published in 1897 Featured Chromolithograph Illustrations Print

Beetles, chromolithograph, published in 1897

Beetles, 1st row: Darkling beetle (Blaps mortisaga); Spanish fly (Lytta vesicatoria, or Cantharis vesicatria); Rose chafer (Cetonia aurata); Glow worm (Lampyris splendidula), male (left) and female (right); Apple blossom weevil (Anthonomus pomorum); Alder leaf beetle (Agelastica alni); Flatheaded pine borer (Chalcophora mariana). 2nd row: Headlight Elater (Pyrophorus noctilucus); Lined Click Beetle (Agriotes lineatus, or Agriotes segetis); Staphylinus erythropterus; Pea weevil (Bruchus pisorum, or Bruchus pisi); Bean weevil (Acanthoscelides obtectus, or Bruchus rufimagnus) with magnified head (top); Seed beetle (Bruchus atomarius, or Bruchus granarius); Cabbage-stem flea beetle (Psylliodes chrysocephala); Green tiger beetle (Cicindela campestris); Carabus hortensis. 3rd row: Cockchafer, or May bug (Melontha vulgaris) with larva and pupa (right); Dytiscus marginalis with larva (1); Hydroporus elegans (2); Peltodytes caesus, or Cnemidotus caesus (3); Hydrous caraboides (larva, 4) Anisoplia villosa (or Anisoplia fruticola); Bark beetle (Hylesinus piniperda). 4th row: European rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes nasicornis); Burying beetle (Nicrophorus vespillo, or Necrophorus vespillo); European oil beetle (Meloe variegatus); Zabrus tenebrioides (or Zabrus gibbus); Death Watch Beetle (Xestobium rufovillosum, or Anobium tessellatum); Longhorn beetle (Saperda carcharias); Sacred scarab (Scarabaeus sacer, or Ateuchus sacer). Chromolithograph, published in 1897

Defence mechanisms of different insects, chromolithograph, published in 1897 Featured Chromolithograph Illustrations Print

Defence mechanisms of different insects, chromolithograph, published in 1897

Species: 1) Lobster moth (Stauropus fagi); 2) Jersey tiger (Euplagia quadripunctaria); 3) Eastern eyed (Alaus oculatus); 4) Hairy sweep (Canephora hirsuta); 5) Eyed hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellatus); 6) Brazilian Lithosiide (Silk-worm, Bombycidae, cocoon); 7) Crepuscular burnet (Zygaena carniolica); 8) Firebug (Pyrrhocoris apterus); 9) Small emperor moth (Saturnia pavoniella, cocoon); 10) Spharoniscus cingulicornis (caterpillar); 11) Megalodon (extinct); 12) Bombardier beetle (Pheropsophus jessoensis); 13) Devil's coach horse beetle (Ocypus olens); 14) Acronicta aceris; 16) Imperial moth (Eacles imperialis, caterpillar); 17) Bloody-nosed Beetle (Timarcha goettingensis); 18) Oil beetle (Meloe variegatus); 19) Puss moth (Cerura vinula, caterpillar); 20) Andromeda satyr (Cithaerias andromeda); 21-22) Eyed hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellatus, caterpillars); 23) Cream-spot tiger (Arctia villica); 24) Cinnabar moth (Tyria jacobaeae) and caterpillar (15); 25) Swallowtail (Papilio machaon, caterpillar); 26) Blue-winged grasshopper (Oedipoda caerulescens); 27) Hoplia argentea; 28-29) Elephant hawk moth (Deilephila elpenor, caterpillars); 30) Mediterranean hawk-moth (Hyles nicaea, caterpillar); 31) Pteronymia; 32-33) Orange tip (Anthocharis cardamines) and pupae (34-35); 36) Pill millipede (Glomeris limbata).
Defence mechanisms of different insects: I) Threat posture: 1, 13, 16, 19, 25, 28, 29. - II) Signal colors and drawings for deterrent: 2, 3, 5, 26. - III) Protection colors (imitation): 7, 8, 15, 23, 24, 30. - IV) Artillerymen: 12, 19. - V) Deterrent secretions: 17, 18. - VI) Defensive hairs and spikes: 11, 14. - VII) Furl: 10, 14, 36. - VIII) To feign death: 27. - IX) Masking: 4. - X) Concealment: 20, 31, 32 - 35. XI) Color timing: 21, 22. - XII) Cocoon protection: 6, 9. Chromolithograph, published in 1897

European Jaegers, gunners, pioneers and trains, chromolithograph, published in 1897 Featured Chromolithograph Illustrations Print

European Jaegers, gunners, pioneers and trains, chromolithograph, published in 1897

European Jaegers (Hunters - Light infantry), gunners, pioneers, and trains (Logistic corps), end of 19th century: I) German Empire: 1) Officer of the railway brigade (parade), 2) Prussian lines pioneer in orderly suit, 3) Bavarian pioneer with cap, 4) Saxon pioneer (battlefield), 5) Bavarian jaeger (battlefield), 6) Saxon jaeger (battlefield), 7) Prussian jaeger (battlefield), 8) Prussian field jaeger corps, 9) Officer of a Prussian Guard Train Battalion, 10) Sergeant of a Prussian Train Battalion (parade), 11) Bavarian train, 12) Saxon Train Sergeant; II) Austria-Hungary: 1) Staff officer of the Jaeger (parade), 2) Jaeger (parade), 3) Jaeger (battlefield), 4) Engeneer soldier (Geniesoldat), 5) Engeneer staff (Geniestab), 6) Pioneer, 7) Soldier of the Railroad Regiment, 8) Train officer, 9) Train soldier; III) Italy: 1) Bersaglieri (parade), 2) Officer of the Bersaglieri (parade), 3) Bersaglieri, small uniform, 4) Officer of the Mountain troups, 5) Mountain troups, 6) Engineer officer (Genieoffizier), 7) Engeneer soldier (Geniesoldat, battlefield), 8) Trumpeter of the Engineer train (Genietrain); IV) France: 1) Officer of the Mountain troups, 2) Mountain troups, 3) Officer of the Jaeger to foot, 4) Jaeger to foot, 5) Jaeger to foot in coat, 6) Engineer officer (Genieoffizier), 7) Engineer soldier, 8) Train soldier (parade); V) Russia: 1) Bodyguard gunner, 2) Finnish gunner, 3) Army gunner, 4) Engineer officer, 5 - 8) Army sapper (5), officer (6), and soldier (7) of a Train battalion from the Peace formation, 8) soldier (7) Soldier of a Train battalion from the War formation; VI) Great Britain: 1) Engineer soldier (Royal Engineers), 2) Train soldier of the Royal Engineers, 3) Sniper officer (King's Royal Rifle Corps), 4) Sniper (King's Royal Rifle Corps, 5) Scottish sniper (Scottish Rifles), 6) Irish sniper (Royal Irish Rifles), 7) Train soldier. Chromolithograph after drawings by Richard KnA?tel (German military painter, 1857 - 1914), published in 1897