Image: Blaschka glass model of Actinia chiococca
Sea snemone glass model of an Actinia chiococca (MA432/40)
- Stuart Humphreys
- © Australian Museum
- Scientific name:
- Actinia equina
This model was made by the German glass model makers Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka. The Australian Museum ordered the models in 1879 to complement its marine invertebrate collection. The models were displayed alongside spirit specimens until 1941and are now held in the Museum's Archives.