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    Various classes of radiolarian

    Date
    1862
    Creator
    W Wagenschieber (German) , Engraver
    After
    Ernst Haeckel (1834 - 1919, German) , Biologist
    Object type
    Library reference
    21971
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 315mm
    width (print): 225mm
    Subject
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
    Description
    Microscopic study of various classes of radiolarian, amoeboid protozoa found as zooplankton: 1-5. Acanthostaurus: 1,2. A. purpurascens, 3,4. A. forceps, 5. A. hastatus; 6. Litholophus rhipidium; 7,8. Acanthochiasma: 7. A. krohnii, 8. A. fusiforme.

    Plate from Haeckel's Die Radiolarien (Rhizopoda radiaria): eine Monographie: Atlas (Berlin, 1862), a monograph dedicated to the study of radiolaria.

    Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1834-1919), German zoologist, naturalist and eugenicist, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > Germany
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.9486
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