Story: European discovery of plants and animals

Moths (3rd of 3)

This plate shows George Hudson’s no-nonsense approach to illustrating his books. He favoured simple accurate images of insects in rows and columns, so that live specimens could be readily compared.

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Reference: G. V. Hudson, The butterflies and moths of New Zealand. Wellington: Ferguson & Osborn, 1928, Plate XII.

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John Andrews, 'European discovery of plants and animals - Naturalists: 1840s–1890s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 January 2022)

Story by John Andrews, published 24 Sep 2007