1854 Plate 4 - Hessian Fly - Emmons



Plate 4 - Hessian Fly

PLATE 4. Figs. 1 & 2. Cecidomyia destructor (male and female). A. Segments of the abdomen. B, c. Antennae magnified. D, e. The same, natural size. F. Profile view of the head, palpi, and origin of the antennse. G. Dorsal view of the worm. A. Of the flaxseed state. T. Ventral view of the same. J. Lateral ditto. K. Dorsal view of the dormant larva.
I. Ventral view of the pupa. A, B. Wheatstalks infested with the insect. M. Wheatstalk broken away, showing the young worms. 3, 4. Cicidomyia robinia (pupa enlarged). 5. Mouth. 6. Larva. 7. Wing.

Lithograph, Hand Colored
Sheet Size 11.25 x 8.75 inches
Publisher: C Van Benthuysen, Albany
VG condition with light soiling to plate

Ebenezer Emmons (May 16, 1799 October 1, 1863), American geologist and author, with an interest in geology and fossils.

Ebenezer Emmons Jr , Artist and Illustrator, son to author and geologist Ebenezer Emmons (1799-1863)

Richard H Pease (1813-1869), American engraver, lithographer and printer from Albany, New York

From Natural History of New York. Agriculture of New - York: Composition and Distribution of the Soils and Rocks...More Common and Injurious Species of Insects., 1854.