Catalogue of Pulmonata or Air-Breathing Mollusca, in the Collection of the British Museum Volume 1

Catalogue of Pulmonata or Air-Breathing Mollusca, in the Collection of the British Museum Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...40. p. 76; ed. Dh. p. 45. Chemn. ed. 2, Helix, 11. 62. t. ll. f. 12, 13. Pfr. Mon. Helic. i. 64; Ic. i. 91. Desh. Hist. Hel. 187. n. 250. Reeve, n. 396. t. 76. Helix javacensis (Helicella), Fer. Pr. 234; Hist. t. 92. f. 2. Nanina javanensis, Gray in Proc. Zool. Soc. 1834, p. 59. Nanina javana, Beck, Ind. 4. Nanina javanica, Mouss. Jav. Moll. 15. t. 1. f. 3. Alb. 59 (Xesta). Hab. Java. 72. NANINA CENTRALIS. Shell perforate, conic-orbiculate, keeled, faintly striated above with excessively minute granulations, cinnamon-coloured; spire conic, with the outlines rectilinear; whorls five and a half, flattened above, the last pale in the region of the keel, convex and shining beneath, obscurely cinnamon-coloured round the perforation; aperture obliquely subtrapezoid; peristome simple, inflected round the perforation. Height 12, greatest breadth 22, least breadth 20 mill. (Mauss.) Nanina centralis, Mousson, Jaw. Moll. 17. t. 2. f. 1. Alb. 60 (Hemiplecta). Helix centralis, Pfr. Mon. Suppl. 78. Hab. Java (Zollinger). 73. NANINA RvssoL1: .M.. Shell sinsstral, orbicular, solid, opake, yellowish-fuscous above, sculptured with serial coarse impressions, paler beneath, nearly smooth, whitish in the umbilical region; spire scarcely raised, very blunt; whorls five and a half, flattened, the last angled, but rounded towards the aperture, ventrioose beneath, slightly descending towards the umbilicus, which ia wide and deep; aperture very oblique, roundish-lunate, pearly within, with a fuscous edge; peristome straight, sharp, with the margins joined by a rather thick callus; columellar margin rectilinear. produced above into a triangular lamina. Height 19, greatest breadth-10, least breadth 33 mill. (Alb.) Nanina ryssolemma, Albersshow more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865162
  • 9781236865168