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Image number: RS.11000
Credit: © The Royal Society

‘Heliactis’ [Sea anemones]

Date

1884

Creator - Organisation

Werner & Winter GmbH, Lithographers

After

Angelo Andres (1851-1934, Italian), Zoologist

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Dimensions

height (print): 320mm
width (print): 252mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Underwater scene showing sea anemones classified by the author as Heliactis bellis [possibly the Daisy anemone Cereus pedunculatus] and Heliactis minor.

Plate 4 from the Naples Zoological Station journal series, this volume Le attinie. Monografia del Dr Angelo Andres (Leipzig, Wilhelm Englemann, 1884). German title: Fauna und flora des Golfes von Neapel und der Angrenzenden meres-abschniitte…von der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel. IX monographie: Die Actinien von Dr Angelo Andres.

Inscribed below: ‘Heliactis. A. Andres ad viv pinx. Verlag v.Wilh.Engelmann, Leipzig. Lith. Anst.v.Werner & Winter, Frankfurt a/M.’

Angelo Andres (1851-1934) was a marine zoologist and friend of Felix Anton Dohrn FRS (1840-1909) first Director of the Stazione Zoologica, Naples, Italy.

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