Paintings of Zygoptera in the Gutenberg Bible of 1453
Odonatologica , Volume 20 - Issue 1 p. 75- 78
A copy of the very first book printed in Europe, the Gutenberg Bible of 1453, preserved in the Staatsbibliothek Preussischer Kulturbesitz in Berlin, contains four coloured paintings of coenagrionid damselflies and one of a zygopterous larva. These are described and their position within the volume of unnumbered pages is mentioned. They represent the oldest known European paintings of Odonata.
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