image memoirs of the museum of comparative zoology_v3_plates_1872_plate 1g
Image number: RS.13003
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): 180mm
width (print): 168mm
height (mount): 284mm
width (mount): 210mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Marine zoological studies of five specimens of echinoids.

Figure 1. Ten-lined urchin Eucidaris metularia (here styled Cidaris metularia).
Figure 2. Austrocidaris canaliculata (here styled Goniocidaris canaliculata).
Figures 3-4. Goniocidaris (Goniocidaris) tubaria (here styled Goniocidaris geranioides).
Figure 5. Black sea urchin Arbacia lixula (here styled Arbacia pustulosa).
Figures 6-7. Tetrapygus niger (here styled Arbacia nigra).

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

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