Specimens of Euplectella [Venus's flower basket] by C L G

Specimens of Euplectella [Venus's flower basket]


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Specimens of Euplectella [Venus's flower basket]


Marine zoological studies of types of the sponge Euplectella. Plate 4 figures 1-4 from the monograph On Euplectella aspergillum. Also on a new form of globigerina; phosphorescent animalcules..., by William Chimmo (London, Taylor and Francis, 1878). The plate is inscribed "Fig.1. Euplectella (cucumber) very rare. Fig.2. True RegadÚra (Spanish) probably Aspergillum. Fig.3,4. Primary state of Euplectella, nat.size. W.Chimo del. C.L.G. lith. Mintern Bros imp." William Chimmo (1828-1891) Royal Navy Captain and hydrographer dredged for these marine sponges off the Philippine Islands.

Original: lithograph . 1878

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