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A fully-referenced archive of scientific illustrations from old texts and journals.
Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris)
Sterrer, W. (Ed.) (1986). Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris)

Sterrer, W. (Ed.) (1986). Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

— 1 year ago with 154 notes
#octopus  #cephalopod  #atlantic ocean  #tentacles  #1986 
West Indian Sea Egg (Tripneustes ventricosus)
Sterrer, W. (Ed.) (1986). Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

West Indian Sea Egg (Tripneustes ventricosus)

Sterrer, W. (Ed.) (1986). Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

— 1 year ago with 3 notes
#Urchin  #sea urchin  #echinoderm  #Caribbean  #shallow  #marine life  #spines  #west indian sea egg  #Tripneustes  #Bermuda 
Rock-Boring Urchin (Echinometra lucunter)
Sterrer, W. (Ed.) (1986). Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Rock-Boring Urchin (Echinometra lucunter)

Sterrer, W. (Ed.) (1986). Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

— 1 year ago with 75 notes
#urchin  #echinoderm  #atlantic ocean  #sea urchin  #scientific illustration  #1986 
Upside-Down Catfish (Synodontis notata and Synodontis nummifer)
Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

Upside-Down Catfish (Synodontis notata and Synodontis nummifer)

Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

— 1 year ago with 63 notes
#catfish  #fish  #1983  #scientific illustration  #Synodontis  #nocturnal  #aquarium fish 
Cichlid (Petrotilapia tridentiger)
Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

Cichlid (Petrotilapia tridentiger)

Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

— 1 year ago with 4 notes
#freshwater  #cichlid  #Petrotilapia  #fish  #Malawi  #1983 
Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

— 1 year ago with 54 notes
#snails  #gastropod  #Lymnaea  #shells  #scientific illustration 
Cichlid (Lobochilotes labiatus)
Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

Cichlid (Lobochilotes labiatus)

Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

— 1 year ago with 22 notes
#Actinopterygii  #Africa  #fish  #freshwater  #lips  #scientific illustration  #cichlid 
Harlequin Shrimp (Hymenocera picta)
Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

Harlequin Shrimp (Hymenocera picta)

Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

— 1 year ago with 29 notes
#shrimp  #harlequin shrimp  #crustacean  #Hymenocera  #1983 
Long-Toed Water Beetle (Dryopidae): Left, larva; right, imago
Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

Long-Toed Water Beetle (Dryopidae): Left, larva; right, imago

Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

— 1 year ago with 29 notes
#Dryopidae  #beetle  #bugs  #long-toed water beetle  #1983  #Insecta 
Fruitflies (Drosophila) - From left: wild form, stubby winged ‘vestigal’-form, larva.
Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

Fruitflies (Drosophila) - From left: wild form, stubby winged ‘vestigal’-form, larva.

Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

— 1 year ago with 46 notes
#bugs  #Drosophila  #fruitfly  #larva  #Insecta  #flies  #insects  #scientific illustration 
Sabrefin (Austrofundulus dolichopterus)
Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

Sabrefin (Austrofundulus dolichopterus)

Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

— 1 year ago with 33 notes
#South America  #fish  #Austrofundulus  #sabrefin  #1983  #fins  #decorative 
Sea Hare (Aplysia)
Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

Sea Hare (Aplysia)

Sterba, G. and Mills, D. (Eds.) (1983). The Aquarium Encyclopedia. Poole: Blandford Books Ltd.

— 1 year ago with 48 notes
#gastropod  #sea hare  #Aplysia  #1983  #sea slug  #benthic