Summary

Full colour proof of three moth species including the larvae, pupae and host plants, all illustrated by Arthur Bartholomew for Plate 8 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.
The illustrated species are:
Owlet Moth, Phalaenoides tristifica (as Lewin's Day-moth, Agarista lewini) - Figs 1-4
Mistletoe Moth, Comocrus behri (as The Loranthus Day-moth, Agaristes casuarinae) - Figs 5-8
Grapevine Moth, Phalaenoides glycinae (as The Vine Day-moth, Agaristes glycine) - Figs 9-13

This print forms part of the much larger Prodromus Collection. Many of the original illustrations in the collection informed the production of the two volume work 'The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria', the first major publication of the National Museum of Victoria.

Description of Content

Vine Moths, Phalaenoides tristifica (Hubner)/ Comocrus behri (Angas) / Phalaenoides glycinae Lew. by Arthur Bartholomew. Lithographic ink on paper, 28cm x 19cm. Published as part of Plate 8 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy .

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