image memoirs of the museum of comparative zoology_v3_plates_1872_plate 1d
Image number: RS.13001
Credit: ©The Royal Society,

Slate pen sea urchin

Date

1872

Creator - Organisation

After

Antoine Sonrel (d.1879, Swiss-born American), Illustrator

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 145mm
width (print): 133mm
height (mount): 284mm
width (mount): 210mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Marine zoological study of the Slate pen sea urchin Eucidaris tribuloides (here styled Cidaris tribuloides). The echinoid is native to the Atlantic and Mediterranean seas.

Plate 1d accompanying the paper ‘Illustrated catalogue…Revision of the echini’, by Alexander Agassiz, Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, v.3 (Cambridge Mass., 1872-1873), plates.

Inscribed above: ‘A. Aggassiz, Revision of the Echini. PL.Id’. Inscribed below: A.Sonrel photo. American photo-Relief Co., Printers, Phila.’

Alexander Emmanuel Rodolphe Agassiz (1835-1910) Swiss-born American marine biologist and engineer.

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