Mediterranean parrotfish Unknown
Product images of Mediterranean parrotfish
Ichthyological study of a Mediterranean parrotfish, Sparisoma cretense, here styed Scarus Cretensis.
Printed inscription: ‘Scarus cretensis Aldrovandi./ Tab. X. 10. Sumpt: D: Guliel: Holder S: T: D: e. S: R’ with further handwritten annotation ‘Turdus Indicus Viridis’. Numbered ‘172’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate X:10 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.
William Holder (1616-1698), British clergyman and natural philosopher, was an Original Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Image reference: RS-20758
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