1824 - 1900
Side views of insects observed in Jamaica: the wasp “Crinita” and what the author terms a locust, “Rhombea cicada” [Phyllotettix rhombeus?]. Framed as if on individual sheets of paper and signed below “A. Dupont pinxt. Felton VI”. Plate 6 for the paper “An account of a singular species of wasp and locust”, by Samuel Felton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.54 (1764) pp.53-56.
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