Feet of Lacerta gecko and house-fly with gripping organ of the suckerfish William Clift
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Feet of Lacerta gecko and house-fly with gripping organ of the suckerfish
Plate 8 figures 2-5 from the paper "Some account of the feet of those animals whose progressive motion can be carried on in opposition to gravity", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.106 (1816), pp.149-155. A comparison of the gripping anatomies of lizards, flies and Echineis remora, the suckerfish. Five drawings in total with a duplicate version of the final figure 1. The original figure numbers have been scored through after the addition of the eventual figure 4, pasted onto the sheet. Figures 4-5 are copied by Clift from earlier works by G Adams (1746) and Christofle Keller (1766).
Original: ink on paper. 1816
- Image reference: RS-8622
- The Royal Society
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