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Image number: RS.11002
Credit: © The Royal Society

‘Bunodeopsis, Bunodes, Aulactinia’ [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

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nature
   > animal

Description

Two underwater scenes featuring nine marine biological studies of sea anemones classified by the author, including Bunodeopsis strumosa (figure 1); Bunodes gemmaceus (figures 2-3); Aulactinia crassa (figure 4); Bunodes sabelloides (figure 5); and Bunodes rigidus (figures 6-9).

Plate 6 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: ‘Bunodeopsis, Bunodes, Aulactinia. 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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