image nouvelles archives du museum_v1_1865_bulletin_plate 1
Image number: RS.13079
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Blue eared pheasant and Koklass pheasant

Date

1865

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 294mm
width (print): 225mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology
Biology
   > Natural history

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

Ornithological studies of male and female birds: figures 1-2 the Blue eared pheasant Crossoptillon auritum, a bird native to China; and figures 3-4 the Koklass pheasant Pucrasia macrolopha (here styled Pucrasia xanthospila, and therefore possibly the Yellow necked koklass).

Plate 1 accompanying the paper ‘Rapport sur diverses collections envoyées au museum par le P. Armand David…’ by Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle…’ v.1 (Paris, 1865); Bulletin pp.1-30..

Inscribed above: ‘Nouvelles archives du Muséum. Bulletin Tome 1. Pl.1.’ Inscribed below with the species names and ‘Imp. A. Salmon, à Paris.’

Alphonse Milne-Edwards (1835-1900) French mammalogist and ornithologist.

Associated place

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   > Europe
      > France