'Octopus violaceus' [Violet blanket octopus] Antoine Toussaint de Chazal
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'Octopus violaceus' [Violet blanket octopus]
Marine zoological study of the violet blanket octopus (Tremoctopus violenceus). The cephalopod is presented from above with an inset detail of the underside, including funnel, anus and gonads. Plate 20 in the section "G.Poulpe" from the book Histoire naturelle generale et particuliere des cephalopodes acetabuliferes vivants et fossiles.., by AndrÃš â•”tienne d'Audebert de FÃšrussac (1786-1836) and Alcide Charles Victor Marie Dessalines d'Orbigny (1802-1857) (Paris, 1848). Various inscriptions, including below: "E. Blanchard ad Lapid. delin. Lith de Benard. O.Violaceus, Delle Chiaje."
Original: lithograph . 1848
- Image reference: RS-9932
- The Royal Society
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