The Conchologist Volume . 2

The Conchologist Volume . 2

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...same species as foliolatus, but the figure and description in Mr. Binney's 3rd Suppl. Terr. Moll, of hemphilli certainly appear to indicate a distinct species. It is now regarded as a distinct species by Mr. Binney.--T. D. A. Cockerell, F.Z.S., F.E.S., Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, W.I. Some New Forms of Slugs. (1) Prophysaon andersoni var. sujfusum, v. nov., 25 millm. long (in alcohol), like P. hemphilli, but reticulations of body more sub-divided, regular, and distinct. Colour grey-black, without markings, sides and edge of mantle paler. Sole pale greyish ochreous, conspicuously transversely wrinkled. Jaw dark, ribbed. Genetalia as in P. hemphilla (which I consider a variety of andersoni), penis-sac remarkably short and thick, not at all tapering; hermaphrodite gland black, imbedded in liver. Chehalis, Washington, U.S.A., one specimen, collected in 1889 by Mr. Hemphill, and sent to me by Mr. W. G. Binney. (2) Prophysaon fasciatum var. obscurum, v. nov. 20 millm. long (in alcohol), like the typical form, but penis-sac narrower and more tapering, and colouration different. Mantle black, with pale marbling at edges; body grey, very dark above, with obscure dark lateral bands. Sole dark grey. Chehalis, Washington, four specimens collected with the last, and sent to me by Mr. Binney. (3) Eulimax brandte var. sulmnicolor, v. nov. Length 34 millm. (in alcohol). Yellowish-ochre, unicolorous, except slight greyish mottling on the back. Keel same colour as body, as also the spotless mantle and unicolorous sole. Caucasus; one specimen in British Museum.--T. D. A. Cockereli., F.Z.S., F.E.S., Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, W.I. On the Identification of Pisidium nitidum, Jenyns. Experience has proved to me that not one conchologist out of every more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236619006