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The larva and pupa of a gall fly next to a gall fly in natural size and magnified, a cross-section of an infested fruit and a branch of a fruit tree with infested fruit. Engraving by Heath.

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1 October 1805
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41054i
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Cynips: the typical genus of the gall flies, hymenopterous insects which puncture plants in order to deposit their eggs, and thus produce galls or gall-nuts

Publication/Creation

London (Fleet Street) : G. Kearsley, 1 October 1805.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; platemark 22.3 x 13.3 cm

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Cynips. larva nat.size. pupa magnified...Heath sculp

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 41054i

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