'Chimerina cornuta' [Rhinoceros auklet] Meno Haas
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'Chimerina cornuta' [Rhinoceros auklet]
Ornithological study of the Rhinoceros Auklet (Cerorhinca monocerata) native to the Pacific coast of North America. Plate 12 from the book Zoologischer Atlas, enthaltend Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neuer Thierarten wahrend des Flottcapitains von Kotzebue zweiter Reise um die Welt..., by Friedrich Eschscholtz (Berlin, 1829). Inscribed "4/5 Chimerina cornuta. E. Bomer del. M.Haas sc." Johann Friedrich Eschscholtz (1793-1831) Livonian physician, botanist and zoologist, was naturalist aboard two expeditions led by Otto von Kotzebue (1787-1846). The Rurik expedition 1815-1818 and the Predpriaetie 1823-1826 both circumnavigated the world and collected scientific specimens. These are from the second expedition.
Original: engraving. 1829
- Image reference: RS-9927
- The Royal Society
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