Image: Blaschka glass model of the tentacle of Caryophyllia smithi
Sea anemone glass model of a tentacle of Caryophyllia smithi (MA432/15)
- Stuart Humphreys
- © Australian Museum
- Scientific name:
- Caryophyllia smithi
This model was made by the German glass model makers Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka. The Australian Museum ordered the models in 1879 to complement its marine invertebrate collection. The models were displayed alongside spirit specimens until 1941. The models are held in the Museum's Archive Collection.