Wrote Letter L-216 of 1692-03-07 to the members of the Royal Society about corn-weevels, corn-moths, caterpillars, butterflies, calanders, lice in corn-lofts, little animals in rain water, black-flies in blossoms, and maggots in cheese

March 7, 1692
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Text of the letter in the original Dutch and in English translation from Alle de Brieven. The Collected Letters at the DBNL - De Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren

Leeuwenhoek wrote this letter about …

the corn-weevel and corn-moth; pupation of the corn-moth; eggs in the ovary of the female moth and how the eggs were laid; how to remove moths from corn-lofts; structure of the egg shell; breeding of caterpillars and butterflies; examination of the insect calander; lice in the corn-lofts; micro-organisms in rain water; black-flies in blossom; maggots in cheese