Green wrasse Unknown
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Ichthyological study of a green wrasse, Labrus viridis, here styled Verdone Salv.
Printed inscription: ‘Verdone Salv./ Tab. X. 2. Sumpt. I’ with further handwritten annotation ‘Turdus major & oblongus/ An Turdus Viridis minor. Turdus Viridis seu Decimus Rondel’. Numbered ‘164’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate X:2 from De historia piscium libri quatuor, by Francis Willughby and John Ray (Oxford, 1686).
Francis Willughby (1635-1672), British naturalist, was an Original Fellow of the Royal Society.
John Ray (1627-1705), British naturalist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1667.
- Image reference: RS-20750
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