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Russian desmans.

Image ID: 822352

Russian desmans. (1894)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Russian desmans.


: Mützel, Gustav, 1839-1893 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1894

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 14 cm. (6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "1/2 nat. size." "The desmans are provided with the typical number of forty-four teeth, and are further characterised by their completely webbed feet, their long trunk-like snout, which projects far in advance of the upper lip, and the elongated scaly tail. The Russian desman (Myogale moschata) is considerably the larger of the two, its total length being about 16 inches, of which some 6 1/2 are occupied by the tail. The ....
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Original Source

: From The Royal natural history. Warne, 1894-1896) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- D-F

Source Description

: 1 folder (28 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-(D-F)

Digital ID

: 822352

Record ID

: 722856

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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