image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

Fruiting branch of a sapodillo tree (Manilkara zapota) and four mites.

Date

30 January 1808

Collection

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Description

Coloured etching, c. 1808, after J. Ihle.

Inscription: Acarus, and Achras. 1. the Achras sapota plant 2. the cheese mite 3. the harvest tick 4. the itch insect 5. the longicornis or horned tick; all greatly magnified
Additional makers: Wilkes, John, -1810.

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image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

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Location

London, England

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