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Image number: RS.9937
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‘Onychoteuthe bergii’ [Clubhook squid]

Date

1848

Creator

Benard, Printmaker

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height (print): 412mm
width (print): 275mm

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nature
   > animal

Description

Marine zoological study of the Clubhook squid (Onychoteuthe bergii), as a full body image, and with studies of the hooked tentacles extended and in detail.

Plate 7 in the section “G. Onychoteuthe” from the book Histoire naturelle generale et particuliere des cephalopodes acetabuliferes vivants et fossiles.., by André Étienne d'Audebert de Férussac (1786-1836) and Alcide Charles Victor Marie Dessalines d'Orbigny (1802-1857) (Paris, 1848). Various inscriptions, including below: “Lith. de Benard O.Bergii, Lichtenstein.”

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