Microscopic view of the feet and wings of flies
- Part of Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon
Engravings from Schem. 23 of the first edition of Robert Hooke's seminal volume, Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon. Figure 1 depicts the foot of a fly. Figure 2 depicts two tallons and the two pattens in a flat posture. Figure 3 depicts a portion of the small hemispheres observable on the surface of the fly's eye. Figure 4 depicts the fabric of the fly's wing.
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Hooke, Robert. “Microscopic View of the Feet and Wings of Flies.” In Micrographia : or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon. London, England: J. Allestry, 1665. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/pv63g159r.
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