image nouvelles archives du museum_v3_1867_plate 3_lorus
Image number: RS.13090
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Bengal slow lorus

Date

1867

Creator

Marie Firmin Bocourt (1819-1904, French), Biologist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

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

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Zoological and anatomical studies of the Bengal slow loris Nycticebus bengalensis (here styled Nycticebus cinereus) a primate native to Southeast Asia. Figure 1 shows the animal posed on a tree branch. Figures 2-5 show details of the skull and jaws.

Plate 3 accompanying the paper ‘Note sur une nouvelle espèce du genre nycticebus provenant de Siam et de Cochinchine’, by Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle…’ v.3 (Paris, 1867); Bulletin pp.9-13.

Inscribed above: ‘Nouvelles Archives du Muséum. Bulletin. Tom.III. PL.3’ Inscribed below: ‘Nycticebus cinereus. Alph. Milne-Edw. Bocourt pinxit. Chromolith. G. Severeyns,.’

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

Associated place

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