Palaeontographical Society Monographs Volume 50, Nos. 234-238

Palaeontographical Society Monographs Volume 50, Nos. 234-238

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...of unmistakable (Leda) Nuculana and Nucula are given. He goes on to say, " Two species of the Muscle are found in Kilbride, figs. 5 and 6, pl. xvi. Specimens of the former are in casts, and are very rare. The latter are in till or ironstone " mostly in single valves." John Gray, in his life of Rev. D. Ure, 1865, gives Awinus ca.rb0na1'ius, Portlock, as Ure's " cockle "; Leda attenuate and Nucula g-ibbosa as the " multi-articulate cockles "; Pteronites persulcatus, M'Co_v, and Mg/ali-na, sp. doubtful, as the two kinds of 1809. Nothing further seems to have been noted till W. Martin brought out his ' Petrefacta Derbiensia ' in 1809. He refers all fossil forms to living repre sentatives. Only four forms of Lamellibranchs are described in the work: 1813-18. Very few Carboniferous Lamellibranchs were described or figured by Sowerby in his great work, ' The Mineral Conchology.' The following genera and species are described and figured: In 1828 Fleming (' Hist. Brit. Anim.') recapitulates, with a short description in each case, those Carboniferous species which had already been described by previous writers, and in some cases (Mg/tilus crassus, Oorbula, l-imosa) by himself, and at the same time describes most carefully Hiatella sulcata and Corb-ula limosa from Carboniferous strata. N o figures, however, of the new shells are given. The In 1829 Honinghaus published a list of fossils in the Museum of the University of Bonn (' Verzeichniss der dem Museum der Universitat Bonn, ' PetrefactenSammlung), giving the localities whence each species was obtained, but nothing was attempted in the way of description or illustration. 1828. In '...show more

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