Original Linnaean Dissertations

Respondent: Eric Olof Rydbeck (1732–1795)

Title: Pandora Insectorum, ...

Date of Defense: 15 July 1758

Paginations: [ii], [1], 2-31 (i.e., 23), 1 plate

Lidén Title: Pandora insectorum.

Soulsby Title: Pand. insect.

Drake Title: Pandora Insectorum.

Note: P. 17 misnumbered 38; p. 23 misnumbered 31.

Abstract: An essay on the metamorphosis of insects, with an enumeration of Swedish plants on which they feed. The plate is of nearly 50 rare kinds of insects with identifying numbers from Linnaeus' Systema naturae (ed. 10, 1758).

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