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“Shows a butterfly with comparatively very large wings. The nervures are seen to be a great advantage in this specimen; and the enormous expanse of the pinions readily explains the irregular flight of the insect on the principle of recoil."—Pettigrew, 1874


Pettigrew, J. Bell Animal Locomotion (New York, NY: D. Appleton & Company, 1874)


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