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Anthozoan Collection (#2)

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Medusa pelagica, jellyfish

Medusa pelagica, jellyfish
Ff. 259a. Painting by George Forster made during Cooks second voyage 1722-1775 of a pair of jellyfish

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Centropyge bispinosus, coral beauty angel

Centropyge bispinosus, coral beauty angel
Ff. 117 Vol 2. Watercolour painting by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage to explore the southern continent 1768-1771

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Polygonal corallites

Polygonal corallites
The simple, polygonal corallites of favosites are well seen in this 6 cm high polished block from the Devonian of south-west England

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Photograph of coral from the Yonge collection

Photograph of coral from the Yonge collection

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Platygyra daedalea, brain coral

Platygyra daedalea, brain coral
Close-up of brain coral specimen, possibly the species Platygyra daedalea

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Drawing labelled Coral

Drawing labelled Coral

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Isastraea oblonga, polished coral

Isastraea oblonga, polished coral
Isastraea oblonga (Fleming). From the Jurassic period, Portlandian, Upper Beds, Tisbury, Wiltshire

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Drawing labelled Sponge and coral

Drawing labelled Sponge and coral
Drawing by Thomas Malie. Thomas Malie, a surgeon to the Kings Dragoon Guards, sailed to the West Indies during the course of his military service and made detailed drawings of local flora and fauna

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Syringopora reticulata (Goldfuss), coral

Syringopora reticulata (Goldfuss), coral
A coral dating from the Carboniferous Limestone c.354-327 million years old. Kendal, Westmorland

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Pattalophyllia sp. coral

Pattalophyllia sp. coral
This species of gill-like coral dates from the Middle Eocene, Harteuille, France c. 41-49 million years old

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Thecosmilia trichotoma, colonial coral

Thecosmilia trichotoma, colonial coral
Colonial coral originating from the Jurassic rocks of Nattheim, Germany, c. 170 million years ago. Paul Morh collection

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Umbellula thomsoni, deep-ocean sea pen

Umbellula thomsoni, deep-ocean sea pen
Umbellula thomsoni, named in honour of the Challenger Expeditionss scientific leader, Charles Wyville Thomson. The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger (1872-1876) was funded by the British Government

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Gougonia flabellum, pink sea fan

Gougonia flabellum, pink sea fan
Coral skeleton of a pink sea fan from the collections of the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Fenestrellina plebeia, net bryozoan

Fenestrellina plebeia, net bryozoan
A net bryozoan (colonial organisms) from the Carboniferous of North of Wales. In this specimen, the colony measures 6 cms across

Background imageAnthozoan Collection: Silurian Wenlock sea

Silurian Wenlock sea
An artists impression of the Wenlock (430.4 - 424 million years ago) sea with trilobites, corals, and crinoids



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