illustration by Moses Harris from 'The Aurelian, a Natural History of English Moths and Butterfli...
Elephant hawk moth, Deilephila elpenor, white china mark moth, Cataclysta lemnata. An Ichneumon lentorius wasp (i) lays its eggs in the hawkmoth larva which hatches from the chrysalis (k). Handcoloured lithograph after an illustration by Moses Harris from "The Aurelian; a Natural History of English Moths and Butterflies," new edition edited by J. O. Westwood, published by Henry Bohn, London, 1840.
March 29th, 2019
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