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insect, Ichneumon Wasp Fatal Beauty Creepy Edwardian Era Entomology 1907 Natural History Chart Illustration

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Behold; one of Mother Nature's most beautiful and deadly creations.Ichneumon wasp species are highly diverse - ranging from 3 mm (1/8-inch) to 13 cm (5 inches) long. Most are slender, with the females of many species (particularly in the genus Megarhyssa) having an extremely long ovipositor for laying eggs. The female finds a host and lays an egg on, near, or inside the host's body. Upon hatching, the larval ichneumon feeds either externally or internally, killing the host when they themselves are ready to pupate.Despite looking formidable, the ovipositor does not deliver a sting like many wasps or bees. It can be used by the wasps to bore into and lay eggs inside rotten wood.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------'Fatal Beauty' is an original antique natural history lithograph illustration from 1907 and it's in beautiful condition. It measures 7.25" x 9.75 overall. The minute detail in this lovely winged creature study are truly a wonder to behold. Zoom in tight to take a closer look.Matted, framed and displayed as a gallery grouping, these wonderful antique natural history prints are simply spectacular. (Please note that the framed examples in the last photo are just to show how this might look when it's framed. Your lovely old print will come to you unmatted and unframed.)Surrender Dorothy offers a non-stop jaw-dropping cornucopia of frame-worthy antique and vintage prints, drawings, sketches, ads, plans, lithos, engravings, posters, maps, charts and illustrations of all kinds to adorn every room in your happy home. Terrific finds to gussy up your workplace too.Our entire inventory moves in and out of here very quickly and fresh selections are added each day. Please be sure to bookmark our shop and check back to visit us often so you don't miss any of our latest discoveries.I'll send 'Fatal Beauty' to you First Class Mail by way of those nice folks at the USPS packed flat and protected in a rigid mailer.====================================================See our entire Insect collection here:http://www./shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=insect====================================================Love Natural History and want to see MORE? We have Lots and lots. Take a peek!http://www./shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=natural+history===================================================Take our Grand Tour of the Edwardian era here:http://www./shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=edwardian******************************************************View Our Shop Policies Here:http://www./shop/SurrenderDorothy/policy?ref=shopinfo_policies_leftnav, insect

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