Bees. Historical chromolithograph artwork of exotic bees. Clockwise from upper left are: Centris flavopicta, Oxaea flavescens, Euglossa analis, E. pulchra, Xylocopa nobilis, E. brullei, E. violacea and X. iridipennis. These bees are found in tropical regions, such as Brazil and India. Published in Gems of Nature and Art by R. Fawcett, in London, circa 1880.
Worth a visit to view these old color pages from the Biodiversity Hertage Library n286_w1150 Field book of common gilled mushrooms New York :G.P. Putnam's Sons,1928. biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24373266