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Image number: RS.11172
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Sea stars

Date

1869

Creator

Pieter Willem Marius Trap (1821-1905, Dutch), Lithographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (page): 355mm
width (page): 264mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Marine zoological studies of three sea stars, or starfish. Figure 1 Ophidiaster tuberculatus [now termed Nardoa tuberculata]. Figure 2 Asteropsis carinfera, commonly known as the Sheriff-badge sea star. Figure 3 Goniodiscus sebae [now termed Culcita novaeguineae], commonly known as the Cushion star.

Plate 2 from the paper ‘Échinodermes, peintes d'après nature par les soins de Kuhl, Van Hasselt et Sal. Muller…’, published in the journal Bijdragen tot de dierkunde (Amsterdam, M Westerman & Zoon, 1869).

Inscribed above: ‘ECHINODERMES. PL.II.’ Inscribed below: ‘Steendr. v. P.M.W. Trap.’