By W. F. Kirby
The beautiful colorings and shapes of butterflies — and their wonderful spectrum of difficult markings — are rendered with very good precision on sixty one full-color plates. Imaginations will take flight with butterflies and moths of each relations, besides information of pupa, eyes, antennae, and the winged bugs' favourite plants.
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1, a, b. Deilephila euphorbiae Fig. 2, a, b. Deilephila galii Fig. 3, a–c. Choerocampa nerii Fig. 4. Pterogon proserpina A. Oleander Nerium oleander B. White Bedstraw Galium mollugo C. Leafy-branched Spurge Euphorbia esula Plate 18 SPHINGIDAE Fig. 1, a–c. Smerinthus tiliae Fig. 2. Smerinthus quercus Fig. 3, a, b. Smerinthus populi Fig. 4, a, b. Smerinthus ocellatus A. Apple Pyrus malus B. Poplar Populus pyramidalis C. Lime-tree Tilia parvifolia Plate 19 SPHINGIDAE—THYRIDIDAE—SESIIDAE Fig. 1, a–c.
Bapta bimaculata Fig. 3. Abraxas sylvata Fig. 4. Abraxas pantaria Fig. 5, a–d. Abraxas grossulariata Fig. 6, a–c. Abraxas marginata Fig. 7. Rhyparia melanaria Fig. 8, a, b. Fidonia piniaria Fig. 9. Fidonia atomaria Fig. 10. Thamnonoma wavaria Fig. 11. Fidoniae clathrata A. Red Currant Ribes rubrum B. Hazel Corylus avellana Plate 44 DENDROMETRIDAE Fig. 1. Cabera exanthemata Fig. 2. Boarmia cinctaria Fig. 3. Boarmia secundaria Fig. 4. Boarmia consortaria Fig. 5, a–c. Boarmia roboraria Fig. 6. Boarmia crepuscularia Fig.
9. Pseudophia illunaris Fig. 10, a, b. Anophia leucomelas Fig. 11, a, b. Cerocala scapulosa A. Larger Convolvulus Convolvulus sepium B. Cistus Helianthemum halimifolium Plate 56 NOCTUAE—NYCTEOLIDAE Fig. 1. Spintherops spectrum Fig. 2. Metoptria monogramma Fig. 3. Aventia flexula Fig. 4. Boletobia fuliginaria Fig. 5, a, b. Ophiusa bifasciata Fig. 6. Nola togatulalis Fig. 7. Metoponia agatha Fig. 8. Bomolocha fontis Fig. 9. Paidia mesogona Fig. 10. Hypena rostralis Fig. 11. Zanclognatha tarsipennalis Fig.