Venus's flower basket and starfish C L G
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Venus's flower basket and starfish
Study of the sponge Euplectella aspergillum, known as Venus's flower-basket, with three starfish which the author identifies as Comatula rosacea, or feather stars. Plate 1 from the monograph On Euplectella aspergillum. Also on a new form of globigerina; phosphorescent animalcules..., by William Chimmo (London, Taylor and Francis, 1878). The plate is inscribed "Euplectella Aspergillum, dredged alive from 120 fms. Off Zebu, the original in the possession of the Author. W.Chimo del. C.L.G. lith. Mintern Bros imp." William Chimmo (1828-1891) Royal Navy Captain and hydrographer dredged for these marine sponges off the Philippine Islands.
Original: lithograph . 1878
- Image reference: RS-10388
- The Royal Society
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