Ernst Haeckel, Adolf Giltsch

Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen. (test)

Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch

Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur.
Siphonophorae: Subclass of Hydrozoa, sea animal related to jellyfish and corals.

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen. - Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Siphonophorae: Subclass of Hydrozoa, sea animal related to jellyfish and corals.  Ernst Haeckel, Adolf Giltsch

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - figure 2 - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a figure on plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Adolf Giltsch, Ernst Haeckel

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen – figure 3 - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a figure on plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Adolf Giltsch, Ernst Haeckel

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - figure 6 - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a figure on plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Adolf Giltsch, Ernst Haeckel

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen – figure 5 - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a figure on plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Adolf Giltsch, Ernst Haeckel

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen – figure 8 - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a figure on  plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.    Ernst Haeckel

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Porpema. / Siphonophorae. Staatsquallen - figure 9 - Plate 17 from Kunstformen der Natur. Lithograph by Ernst Haeckel and Adolf Giltsch   This is a figure on plate 17 , one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, Giltsch Lithografische Anstalt Jena . We've scanned the original lithography, you can download it by clicking on the picture.   

 

Disconectae form a special group among the Siphonophorae; they are distinguished from other Cnidaria of this peculiar subclass, Siphonanthae, by the medusa-shaped colony forming a flat disc; on its lower side numerous and diverse individuals of the animal colony are fixed to it. All Disconectae swim at the surface of the open ocean, often in huge clusters; among the biggest species the umbrella reaches a diameter of a thaler coin. Most species are distinguished by a magnificent blue colouration; stomach and Gonophorae are usually coloured in red or yellow. All specimen of this plate are slightly enlarged.

In all other Siphonophorae, the Siphonanthae (so in Cystonectae illustrated in plate 7), the central shaft of the Cormus, out of which individual animals sprout that are differentiated by the tasks they perform, is formed by the vertical stomach tube of the initial ‘medusa mother’; here however, in the Cystonectae (or Disconanthae) with the help of their horizontal umbrella. In the centre of their lower base (fig. 6, 8, 9) the eight-loped mouth becomes visible at the lower end of the hanging central stomach (fig. 1, 4, 7). It is surrounded by a ring of Gonophorae (‘sexual animals’). Further outward along the rim of the umbrella stands a corona of ‘capturing threads’ or tentacles, armored with circular ‘nettle buds’ (fig. 1, 5, 8). In the upper part of the centre of the umbrella lies enclosed a circular, yellowish ‘swimming bubble’ filled with air (fig. 3 and 5).

Translation of the original German introduction by Ernst Haeckel:

Phylum of Cnidaria (Nesseltiere); - subclass of Siphonophorae (Staatsquallen); - order of Disconectae (Schildquallen).

Translation by VR Translators Bangalore

This is one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts.

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