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Illustrations of Exotic Entomology Figs

Illustrations of Exotic Entomology Figs

 
 
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Nomenclature.
Figure I (related to Lepidoptera).

a The head.
b b The eyes.
c c The palpi.
d d The antennae.
e e The shoulders. The patagia, or tippets, are placed here.
f The thorax. The part underneath and opposite to this is termed the breast.
g The abdomen, with the annuli or rings of which this part is composed.
A A The anterior wings.
B B The posterior wings.
h h The bases of the wings.
i i The tips.
k k k k The anterior margin.
l l The posterior or internal margin.
m m m m The external edges.
n n The lower corners of the anterior wings.
o o The upper corners of the posterior wings.
p p The abdominal edges. In the butterfly tribe this part forms the abdominal groove.
q q The anal angle.
r r The tails; whereof some species have four.
s s The eyes on the wings. From round spots resembling an eye.
t A waved bar.
u u An irregular indented bar.
Figure II (related to Coleoptera).

a The head.
b The palpi.
c The antennae.
d The eyes.
e The dorsum of the prothorax, commonly called the thorax in beetles; whereof the under part is the prosternum.
f The lateral margin of the thorax.
g The posterior margin of the thorax.
h h The upper horn.
i i The lower horn.
k The scutellum.
l l The wing cases, or elytra.
m m The suture.
n n The lateral margin of the wing cases.
o The anus.
p The fore thigh.
q The middle thigh.
r The hinder thigh.
s s The fore tibiae.
t t The middle tibiae.
u u The hinder tibiae.
w w w w w w The tarsi.
x x x x x x The articulation of the tarsi with the tibiae.
y y y The articulation of the tibiae with the femora.
z z z The hooks or claws, (ungues.)
Figure III.

a The head.
b b The palpi.
c c The antennae.
d d The eyes.
e The prosternum; whereof the upper part is the prothorax.
f The mesosternum.
g g The dilated posterior coxae.
h h h h The abdomen, with its annuli or rings.
o The anus.
p The fore thighs.
q q The middle thighs.
r r The hinder thighs.
s s The fore tibiae.
t t The middle tibiae.
u u The hinder tibiae.
w w w w w w The tarsi.
x x x x x x The articulation of the tarsi with the tibiae.
y y y y y y The articulation of the tibiae with the femora, or thighs.
z z The hooks or claws, (ungues.)
Fig. IV. is inserted only to shew the three little eyes, which are placed in a triangular manner, and mentioned in some of the descriptions.

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1770
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Illustrations of Exotic Entomology, Vol. I.
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