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Antlion illustrations by Rösel von Rosenhof

Here are two illustrations by 18th-century naturalist Rösel von Rosenhof.


rosenhof illustration

Figure 1. Antlions (Myrmeleon) from Die Monatlich-herauskommenden Insekten-Belustigung vol. 3, suppl. (1755). Left: larval pits and workings. Right: pupa, adults and eggs.


rosenhof illustration

Figure 2. Antlion (Myrmeleon) larvae from Die Monatlich-herauskommenden Insekten-Belustigung vol. 3, suppl. (1755). Left: dorsal view. Right: ventral view.


References

Kevan, D. K. McE. 1992. Antlion ante Linné: [Myrmekoleon] to Myrmeleon (Insecta: Neuroptera: Myrmeleonidae [sic]). Pp. 203-232 in Current Research in Neuropterology. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Neuropterology [Symposium held in Bagnères-de-Luchon, France, 1991.] M. Canard, H. Aspöck, and M. W. Mansell, eds. Toulouse.


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