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Identifier: zoologicalillust03swain
Title: Zoological illustrations, or, Original figures and descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals, selected chiefly from the classes of ornithology, entomology, and conchology, and arranged according to their apparent affinities
Year: 1829 (1820s)
Authors: Swainson, William, 1789-1855 Bayfield, George Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927, former owner. DSI
Subjects: Birds Insects Mollusks Shells Zoology
Publisher: London : Baldwin & Cradock


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by the natives, but from the lossof their favourite food seldom survive in confinement.An individual, kept by Mr. Caley, on being shewn thecoloured drawing of a native plant, tried to suck theflowers, and it even made the same attempt with a pieceof cotton furniture. Its scientific history Ave havealready given elsewere. We have received more than usual pleasure at seeingour name affixed to this charming bird, and in clearing upits history. (III. of Orn. vol. 3. p. Hi.J As a child we wellremember our unwearied delight at seeing its figure inWhites Voyage. As a collector we have preserved aseries of nearly twenty specimens, and as a naturalistour name is no longer excluded from the OrnithologicalNomenclature of New Holland. It is indeed somewhatcurious, that while we were giving information to oneof the writers in the Lin. Trans, upon the subjects ofhis paper, he should have studiously witheld from us theonly public acknowledgement, for such assistance, it wasin his power to make. 92,

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93 1IUil T, Ml, AH S /.aims. PROTESILAUS Leilus,Protesilaus Butterfly. Genus Amphrisius, &w. Sub-genus Protesilaus, Sic. Sub-Generic Characters. Wings trigonal, acute, yellow with black transverse bands; theinferior lengthened, narrowed, with two long acute tails; an-tennae short, the club thick, slightly compressed, but solid, andconvex all round ; front very hairy ; Larva covered with sharpspines. Pupa braced, but suspended downwards.Type, Pap. Protesilaus. Auct. Specific Character. Wings straw-colour ; the superior with four, short, black, costalbands towards the base, and two towards the exterior margin ;the latter uniting at the posterior angle. Pap. Protesilaus. Lin. Feib. Ent. Sys. 3. pi. p. 23. Ency.Meth. p. 50. Merian Sur. pi. 43. Cramer, pi. 202. /. a. b. From the resemblance which this insect bears to the rareBritish species, named by collectors the scarce Swallow-tail, (Papilio Podalirius,) it is generally called theBrazilian Swallow-tail. We advert to this circumstanc


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bookid:zoologicalillust03swain bookyear:1829 bookdecade:1820 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Swainson__William__1789_1855 bookauthor:Bayfield__George bookauthor:Dall__William_Healey__1845_1927__former_owner__DSI booksubject:Birds booksubject:Insects booksubject:Mollusks booksubject:Shells booksubject:Zoology bookpublisher:London___Baldwin___Cradock

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