Catalogue of Tertiary Mollusca in the Department of Geology Volume 1
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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...cancellate ornament on the body-whorl, the smallness of the aperture, the armature of the latter, and the abbreviated canal, are distinctive. Dimensions.--Length 18 mm.; breadth 9 mm.; length of aperture and canal 8'5 mm. Form. and Loc.--Miocene and post-Pliocene, Victoria. G. 4271. Two examples of the neanic stage of growth. Miocene: from Muddy Creek. Presented by John Dennant, Esq. G. 5545. Examples of the adult. Post-Pliocene: from Limestone Creek, Glenelg river. Purchased. G. 9396. Specimens of divers stages of growth; from Muddy Creek. Purchased. Lotorium spengleri, Chemnitz (sp.). 1795. Jlurex spengleri, Chemnitz, Conch. Cab. Bd. xi. p. 117, pl. cxci. figs. 1839, 1840. 1843. Triton spengleri, Lamarck, Deshayes, Hist. Nat. Anim. sans Vert. t. ix. p. 627. 1844. Trzton spengleri, Reeve, Conch. Icon. vol. fig. 36. 1873. Tritonium spengleri, Von Martens, List Moll. N.Z. p. 24. 1873. Triton spengleri, Hutton, Cat. Marine Moll. N.Z. p. 13. 1873. Triton spenglcri, Hutton, Cat. Tert. Moll. N.Z. p. 5. 1880. Tritonium spengleri, Hutton, Man. N.Z. Moll. p. 64. 1881. Triton spengleri, Tryon, Manual of Conchology, vol. p. 16, pl. ix. fi. 61. 1893. Tritoi spenglert, Hutton, Linn. Soc. N.S.W., Macleay Mem.Vol. p. 53. Characterized by its large, sulcated spiral carinae, which are distinctly but regularly nodose; spiral sulci deep and broad, the whole ornament passing over the much elevated, compressed varices. Neither of the specimens in the Museum collection are in good preservation. Dimensions (of a mutilated specimen).--Length 71 mm.; breadth 42 mm.; length of aperture and canal 39 mm. Form. and Loc.--Pliocene and Miocene: New Zealand. G. 9554. An example of the adult, in which the spiral carinae are not so bold as in typical specimens; from...
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