image memoirs of the museum of comparative zoology_v3_plates_1872_plate 1f
Image number: RS.13002
Credit: ©The Royal Society,

Sea urchins

Date

1872

Creator - Organisation

After

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

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 226mm
width (print): 166mm
height (mount): 284mm
width (mount): 210mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Marine zoological studies of five specimens of echinoids.

Figure 1. Prionocidaris bispinosa (here styled Stephanocidaris bispinosa).
Figure 2. Imperial urchin Phyllacanthus imperialis.
Figure 3. Plococidaris verticillata (here styled Phyllacanthus verticillata).
Figures 4-5. Prionocidaris baculosa (here styled Phyllacanthus baculosa).
Figures 6-7. Phyllacanthus dubius (here styled Phyllacanthus dubia).

Plate 1f 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.If’. Inscribed below: A.Sonrel photo. American photo-Relief Co., Printers, Phila.’

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