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Choose from 108 pictures in our Gracilis collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Insect Mimicry, lithograph, published in 1897 Featured Gracilis Print

Insect Mimicry, lithograph, published in 1897

Mimicry of insects: 1-12 Imitation of green and withered leaves, twigs, and bark; 13-19) Imitation of inedible beetles and butterflies; 20-27) Imitation of dreaded insects (bees, wasps, ants) by those of other species; 28-30) Imitation of rotten objects. 1-2) Anaea phantes; 3) Anaea opalina; 4) Orange oakleaf (Kallima inachus); 5-8) Pterochroza colorata; erosa; cristata, arrosa; 9a-9b) Chrysalis (Papilio evander) - Imitation of a broken branch; 10) Caterpillar of Swallow-tailed moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria); 11) French stick insect (Clonopsis gallica); 12) Smooth tree bug (Phloea corticata); 13 Female Danaid Eggfly (Hypolimnas misippus); 14) Nymphalidae Hypolimnas Misippus (female); 15) Nymphalidae Hypolimnas Missipus (male); 16) Rhagium bifasciatum; 17) Tropidosoma Spencii; 18) Batus barbicornis; 19) tiger bug mimic (Correbia lycoides); 20-21) Brazilian butterflies (Pseudosphinx species) which mimic Ichneumonidae and wasps; 22) Mexican longhorn beetle (Charis species) which imitates a bee; 23) Hoverfly (Sericomyia silentis); 24) Drone fly (Eristalis tenax); 25) Sphiximorpha subsessilis; 26) Ctenostoma unifasciatum; 27) Myrmecoris gracilis; 28a-28b) Cocoon of Aides amanda (South America moth); 29) Tortrix moth (Tortrix ocellaria) imitates bird droppings on a leaf; 30) Desmiphora fasciculata imitates a woolly bear caterpillar. Lithograph, published in 1897

Frail caecilian, Caecilia gracilis, Typhlops Featured Gracilis Print

Frail caecilian, Caecilia gracilis, Typhlops

Frail caecilian, Caecilia gracilis, Typhlops lumbricalis, and red worm lizard, Amphisbaena alba.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieu's Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 1816-1830. Illustration by J.G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Turpin, and published by F. G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History

© Florilegius / Mary Evans

Sand case building caddisfly (Goera japonica) Featured Gracilis Print

Sand case building caddisfly (Goera japonica)

Sand case building caddisfly (Goera japonica) larvae underwater parasitised by aquatic wasps (Agriotypus gracilis), the presence of the wasp shown by the silk ribbons from the front end of the caddisfly cocoons. The caddisflies, now dead, produced the silk to line their cases but it is believed the wasps use the ribbons as lungs to obtain oxygen. Japan