Glass Model Invertebrate: Salpa democratica-mucronata
Two glass models of a salp made by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka between 1863 and 1882. Each zooid is clear with a line of blue glass inside and an internal metal wire. The solitary zooid (Proles solitara) is smooth whereas the colonial zooid (Proles gregata) has two horns and bumpy surface.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 115 x 28 x 28mm (4 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 800 x 220 x 280mm (31 1/2 x 8 11/16 x 11")
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