Blanchard’s Corydalus cornutus–the male Dobson fly.

From the Dictionnaire Universel d’Histoire Naturelle. (Paris : Renard, 1841-1849) Authored by Charles d’Orbigny, who was the assistant naturalist at the French National Museum of Natural History from 1837 to 1864.   A male dobson fly, Corydalus cornutus Linnaeus, 1758 The artist was Blanchard (Olivia Celest Blanchard?), and the image was engraved by A. Fournier. Unfortunately, I could find… Read More Blanchard’s Corydalus cornutus–the male Dobson fly.