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Actiniae

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"Actiniae" is a lithograph by German naturalist Ernst Haeckel. This lithograph is from his book Kunstformen der Natur, which was first published in 1899.

  • completed in (112 years ago)

Phrases with Actiniae

  1. Critomolgus Actiniae
  2. Heteromysis actiniae
  3. species Heteromysis actiniae

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Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

The Actiniae are hermaphrodite ; the reproduction is both by division and by eggs ; and the eggs or young (as the case may be) are ejected through the mouth, or rarely, by a kind of abortion, through the tentacles, according to Contarini.

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

given rise to the popular names of Animal-flowers and Sea-Anemonies, by which the Actiniae are familiarly known. They are found on the shores of every sea, often covering the sides of rocks as with a tapestry of flowers. As in other tribes, ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Enlarged and Improved. Vol. 1. [- 20.] (1823)

The principal food of the whale is a species of helia and different species of actiniae. It is not a little surprising that the whale, of such immense size, should feed on such small animals, and should acquire such a quantity of fat as to yield above ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1817)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...

The principal food of the whale is a species of heli, and different species of actiniae. It is not a little surprising...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

In the -last particular they seem to constitute an intermediate link between carnivorous and herbivorous animals, approaching nearly to ruminating quadrupeds , but differ in subsisting on animal food, as they live chiefly on actiniae, medusae, ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

In the last particular they seem to constitute an intermediate link between carnivorous and herbivorous animals, approaching nearly to ruminating quadrupeds; but differ in sub- noting on animal food, as they live chiefly on actiniae, medusae, ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia (1809)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

In the last particular they seem to constitute •n intermediate link between carnivorous and herbivorous animals, approaching nearly to ruminating quadrupeds , but differ in subsisting on animal food, as they live chiefly on actiniae, medusae, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1I1A1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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