Catalogue of Auriculidae, Proserpinidae, and Truncatellidae in the Collection of the British Museum

Catalogue of Auriculidae, Proserpinidae, and Truncatellidae in the Collection of the British Museum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...100; Novit. CWi i. p. 16. . 26. t. 6. f. 12-14. Hab. Pulo Penang (Taylor); Tachoban, Isle of Zeyte (i Cuming). 2. Plecotrema Concinna. Shell umbilicate, ovate-conic, solid, distinctly striated longi tudinally, and crowdedlv grooved spirally, dirty fulvous; conic, acute; suture indistinct; whorls nine, flat, the last ebon as long as the spire, slightly angled above, compressed ro the umbilicus, which is funnel-shaped and not pervious, with strong crest behind the peristome; aperture scarcely obliqw narrow; parietal plaits two, the upper nodiform, the other ob soletely bifid; columellar plait small, horizontal; periston! nearly simple, with the margins united by a rather thick de posit; right margin bidentate within; columellar margin di lated, spreading. Length 6, breadth 4 mill. Plecotrema concinna, H. and A. Adams in Proc. Z. S. 1853, p. 122 Gen. rec. Moll. ii. p. 241. Pfr. Syn. Auric. n. 97; Mon. Auric. p. 101. Hob. Moreton Bay, Australia. 3. Plecotrema Lirata. SheU umbilicate, ovate-conic, thick, sculptured with verj close-set spiral furrows, not shining, of a dirty brownish colour spire conic, with the outlines somewhat curvilinear, and thi apex pointed; whorls nine, indistinct, flat, the last about a long as the spire, compressed at base, crested behind the aper, contracted anteriorly; umbilicus middle-sized, not per8, furnished within with an elevated spiral rib; aperture: ely oblique, narrow; parietal plaits two, the upper nodiL, the other compressed, unequally bifid; columellar plait sveree; peristome simple, with the margins united by a ing deposit, which is sinuate above; right margin bidentate; mellar margin spreading. Length 6f, breadth 4 mill.: otrema lirata, H. and A. Adams in...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236604067
  • 9781236604064