Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Volume 1

Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Volume 1

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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. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ... regarded as species or varieties, seeing that it is equally necessary to describe them all particularly.--G. B. S. Triton Decollatus. Trit. testd oblongo-subturritd, pallescente, Jusco variegalti; apice retuso; anfractibus quinque, primis duobus reticulatis, reliquis ventricosis, transversim sulcatis, sulcis brunneis, interstitiis planiuscutis; suturis distinctis; variceunico; aperiurd ovatd, peritremate crenato; labio interno antice reflexo, incrassato: long. I; lat. O'&poll. Hab. ad Insulam Annaa. Found on the reefs, and easily distinguished from all the above by the fact of its being decollated and by its having only a single varix.--G. B. S. Genus Bulinus. Bulinus Discrepans. Bui. testd oblongd, sabacuminatd, albicante, nitidiusculd; anfractibus quinque vel sex gibbosiusculis, lineis Juscis, obliquis irregulariter pictts, transversis duabus inferioribus subdistantibus; aperiurd subovatd, superne subacuminatd: long. 0-7, lat. 0-33 poll. Hab. sub cortice arborum in America Centrali. This was found atConchagua; it is somewhat similar to BuI. nitidus, but upon comparison may easily be distinguished.--G. B. 8. Bulinus Calvus. Bui. testd oblongd, subturritd, pallescentibrunned; anfractibus septem breviusculis, rotundatiusculis; aperturd ellipticd, margine internd incrassatA; umbilico mediocri.long. 0-6, lat. 0'25 poll. Variat nonnunquam linea spirali albicante. Hab. ad Insulas Gallapagos. Found on dried tufts of grass on James's, one of the Gallapagos Islands.--G. B. S. Bulinus Ustulatus. BuI. testd oblongd, subacuminatd, Jusconigricante; anfractibus sex vel septem gibbosiusculis, lineis nonnullis pallescentibus pictis; aperiurd ellipticd, columella crassiusculd, albicante, margine acutd: long. 0-6, lat. 03 poll. Variat nonnunquam linea more

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