Blascka Nr. 252

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Object Name: 
Amphiura filifomis (1885); Amphiura filifomis (2016)
Title: 
Blascka Nr. 252
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
L.17.3.63-467
Dimensions: 
Overall (card) W: 27.7 cm, D: 23 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1885
Credit Line: 
Lent by Cornell University, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Primary Description: 
Specimen of Blaschka Marine Life, "Amphiura filifomis". Glass, paint, metal wire, resin; flameworked, painted, applied. Specimen attached to card. This specimen card illustrates the developmental stages of the amphiura filifomis. Stages 1, 2, 3, and 4 illustrate pluetens -- larvae. Stages 5 and 6 illustrate embryo with larvae -- rudiments after liberation. Stages 7 and 8 illustrate young amphiura with developed arm-spines. Stage 7 is missing from the card.
Provenance: 
Cornell University, Owner