The Subterranean Crustacea of New Zealand : With Some General Remarks on the Fauna of Caves and Wells (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Subterranean Crustacea of New Zealand: With Some General Remarks on the Fauna of Caves and Wells In the following pages I give a full detailed description of the external anatomy of each of these six species, in addition to the brief specific diagnoses and, usually, a discussion on the characters of the genus. I have given what is known of their occurrence and distribution, of their habits, and of the peculiarities which they present in common with or in addition to other Subterranean Crustacea their probable origin is discussed at some length. I have given also a short historical introduction showing the growth of our knowledge on the subject of Cave and Well Sessile-eyed Crustacea; and have concluded with some remarks on the bearing of the facts presented by them on the general questions of Biology. 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.
- Paperback | 130 pages
- 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
- 06 Feb 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 5 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white