image bijdragen tot_v2_plate 5
Image number: RS.11175
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Brittle 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 two brittle stars. Figure 1 Ophioplocus imbricatus. Figure 2 Ophiocoma picta [now termed Ophiarthrum pictum]. Both species are native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

Plate 5 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.V.’ Inscribed below: ‘Steendr. v. P.M.W. Trap.’