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

Snapdragon flower (Antirrhinum majus) with five species of bee.

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

Inscription: Antirrhinum, Apalus, Aphis and Apis. 1. the dark flowered toadflax 2. and 3. plant-lice 4. the Chinese bee 5. the virginian bee 6. the Surinam bee 7. the New York bee 8. Apalus bimaculatus 9. the head & corselet of the same magnified J. Pass sc.
Additional makers: Wilkes, John, -1810. ; Pass, John, active 1797-1815.

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