image nouvelles archives du museum_v3_1867_plate 6
Image number: RS.13091
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Maned rat

Date

1867

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 study of the Maned rat or Crested rat Lophiomys imhausi, a rodent native to East Africa. Side view, with three details of the animal’s paws.

Plate 6 accompanying the paper Mémoire sur le type d’une nouvelle famille de l‘ordre des rongeurs’, by Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle…’ v.3 (Paris, 1867) pp.81-118.

Inscribed above: ‘Nouvelles archives du Muséum. Mémoires. Tom.III. Pl.6’ Inscribed below: ‘Lophyiomys Imhausii, Alph. Milne-Edw. Huet Pinxt. G. Severeyns, Chromolith., Brux.’

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

Associated place

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