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Suiken (?)

Suiken, K. (?) Hakubutsukan-chûfu.

This is the general collection of the drawings of Suiken. The dates are unknown, but much of it has to predate 1826, since figures from this collection were reproduced in the Kai-ka rui siya-sin which was given to Siebold in that year. Three of the four fiddler crab drawings (all Uca arcuata) were reproduced in the later work.

Language: Japanese

Names Appearing in this Publication

Name Used Common Name(s) Where Applied to... Accepted Name Source of Accepted Note(s)
    figure location: Japan Uca arcuata Original A male crab, not reproduced in the later work.
      location: Wakayama, Honshu, Japan Uca arcuata Original Three different figures of male crabs. Tenbo-gani = “one handed man crab”; Shiomaneki = “tide beckoning crab”

This Publication is Cited By

Suiken (~1826) , Yamaguchi & Holthuis (2001)