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Image number: RS.13089
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Malagasy spinetail

Date

1867

Creator

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

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 study of the Malagasy spinetail Zoonavena grandidieri (here styled Chaetura grandidieri) a type of swift native to Madagascar and the Comoros Islands. Two birds are shown on a mossy rock.

Plate 3 accompanying the paper ‘Description de quelques oiseaux nouveaux appartenant a la collection zoologique du Muséum’, by J Verreaux, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle…’ v.3 (Paris, 1867); Bulletin pp.3-8.

Inscribed above: ‘Nouvelles Archives du Muséum. Bulletin Tome III. PL.1.’ Inscribed below: ‘Chaetura Grandidieri. Huet del. Imp. Becquet, à Paris.’

Jules Pierre Verreaux (1807-1873) French botanist and ornithologist.

Associated place

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      > France