Conchologia Iconica, or Illustrations of the Shells of Molluscous Animals, Vol. 6

Conchologia Iconica, or Illustrations of the Shells of Molluscous Animals, Vol. 6 : Cointaining Monographs of the Genera Voluta, Fissurella, Partula, Achatinella, Artemis, Lucina, Hemipecten, Oliva, Strombus, Pterocera, Rostellaria (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Conchologia Iconica, or Illustrations of the Shells of Molluscous Animals, Vol. 6: Cointaining Monographs of the Genera Voluta, Fissurella, Partula, Achatinella, Artemis, Lucina, Hemipecten, Oliva, Strombus, Pterocera, Rostellaria The geographical distribution of the Volutes is worthy of careful attention. Of sixty-one species at present known, twenty-four, as already stated, inhabit the coast of Australia. In the great eastern ocean, from Java to Japan, only twelve are found. Seven are from different parts of the coast of Africa, including Madagascar, six from South America, east and west, and four inhabit the W est Indies and the Gulf of Mexico. Eight species the locality is not known. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 558 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 29mm | 735g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243183216
  • 9780243183210