the power of the Web, part 2


Tacua speciosa (Illiger, 1800)

A quick follow-up to last night’s post. Here is the plate from Illiger’s original description of Tettigonia speciosa (now Tacua speciosa). The plate can be viewed in Wiedemann’s Archiv für die Zoologie, available through the Internet Archive. When you’re done with that surf the Biodiversity Heritage Library’s plates at flickr. That’s enough procrastination material for about a million years …