image nouvelles archives du museum_v2_1866_plate 10
Image number: RS.13087
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Barred tiger salamander

Date

1866

Creator

J Huet (active 1860s-1870s, French), Lithographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

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

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Zoological studies of the Barred tiger salamander, Ambystoma mavortium (here styled Siredon lichenoides, Baird?). Shown in stages of metamorphosis, with head details. The reptile is native to North America.

Plate 10 accompanying the paper ‘Observations sur la reproduction dans la menagerie des reptiles du Muséum d’histoire naturelle des axolotls…’, by Auguste Duméril, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle…’ v.2 (Paris, 1866) pp.265-292.

Inscribed above: ‘Nouvelles archives du Muséum. Tome II. Pl.10.’ Inscribed below: ‘AXOLOTL (Siredon lichenoides, Naird?)…Huet pinxt. et lith. Imp. Becquet, Paris.’

Auguste Henri André Duméril (1812-1870) French zoologist.

Associated place

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