Product images of Hydra
Study of a freshwater hydra viewed by microscope, entwined with a smaller, snake-like specimen, and surrounded by various polyp specimens.
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. LXXXII’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘TABLE LXXXII. Continuation des Polypes.’ [‘Continuation of Polyps.’]
Plate 82 from Amusement microscopique, tant pour l'esprit que pour les yeux, contenant... estampes... d'apres nature...by Martin Frobene Ledermuller, plates volume (Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, Nuremburg, 1764).
Martin Frobene [Frobenius] Ledermuller (1719-1769) German naturalist was employed in various capacities as a notary, turning to microscope studies after an illness induced temporary deafness.
- Image reference: RS-19695
- ©The Royal Society
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