Anatife, Anatifa, Barnacles, 1790 – KittyPrint
Anatife Anatifa Barnacles 1790 Prints

Anatife, Anatifa, Barnacles, 1790

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Antique, copperplate engraving, Barnacles, plate 166. 
(Lepas anatifera) is a marine animal, which lives fixed on a rock or driftwood, and sometimes attaches itself to turtles or whales.The body consists of a long foot ending in a shell. This beautiful illustration is from " Histoire Naturelle, Vers Testaces a Coquille Multivalve, engraved by Benard.
Published in “Tableau Encyclopedique et methodique des trois regnes de la nature” by Charles Joseph Panckoucke c.1790.

Size 22.5 x 29.5 cm. Condition Extremely Good. 

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