1854 Plate 6 - Atlas Prometheus Moth - Emmons



Plate 6 - Atlas Prometheus Moth

PLATE 6.Figs. 1 & 2. Attacus prometheus (male and female). 3. Larva. 4. Cocoons. 5. Vanessa antiopea. 6. Larva. 7. Pupa. 8, 9, 10. LoxOTiENiA rosaceana (the leafroller), in the perfect, pupa and larval states. 11. Eggs deposited upon bark.

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.

Drawn By
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.