Synonymy of and remarks upon Tasmanian and other shells, with their geographical distribution
Brazier, John (1875) Synonymy of and remarks upon Tasmanian and other shells, with their geographical distribution. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 168-172.
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1. Helix (Pitys) gunnii.
Helix (Pitys) assimilis, Brazier. Proc. Zool. Soc. London,
1871, p. 697.
Helix (Pitys) assimilis, Brazier In Legrand's second edition
of Catalogue Tasmanian Land Shells, August, 1871,
Helix assimilis (Pitys). Pfr. in Monog. Hel. Viv. 1875;
vol. Vn., p. 166. Hab., near Hobart Town; Mr. Petterd.
I find that Mr. H. Adams described, in the Proc. Zool.
Soc, 1866, p. 316, a Helix assimilis from Formosa. I have
changed my specific name as above in honor of Mr. Ronald
Gunn, whose exertions in the cause of science have made us
acquainted with many new and rare specimens of natural
history from Tasmania.
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
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