image MS_131_88
Image number: RS.16415
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Longhorn batfish

Date

1695-86

Creator

Henry Hunt (d.1713, British), Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p88

Material

Dimensions

height (Paper): 300mm
width (Paper): 185mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ichthyology

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > fish
nature
   > animal

Description


Transcription

signed at the bottom, HNT
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

The description of 'Guacucia' in F. Willughby, Historia Piscium (London and Oxford, 1686), pp. 89-90, is taken from Georg Marcgraf and Willem Piso, Historia Naturalis Brasiliae (Leiden and Amsterdam, 1648), p. 143, where there is a different figure of this fish.

Associated place

<The World>
   > South America
      > Brazil