Flying fish with freshwater nests and cases T Cole
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Flying fish with freshwater nests and cases
Zoological studies of three types of marine and freshwater specimens. Figure 1 a flying-fish "from the Royal Society". Figure 2 nest of the 'Tickleback' eg stickleback, probably the freshwater fish Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus, the three-spined stickleback. Figure 3 four specimens of caddisfly cases. Plate 8 from the book A philosophical account of the works of nature, by Richard Bradley (London, 1721). Inscribed "Plate VIII. T.Cole sculp." Richard Bradley (1688-1732) English botanist and writer, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1712. Figure 1 on this plate is a specimen from the Royal Society's Repository.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1721
- Image reference: RS-10236
- The Royal Society
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