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Description of a new fossil shell from the Eocene beds, Table Cape

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Johnston, Robert Mackenzie (1884) Description of a new fossil shell from the Eocene beds, Table Cape. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 232-234.

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Abstract

Description of a new fossil shell from the Eocene beds, Table Cape. -Genus crepidula (Lam.) Distribution.—West Indies, Honduras, Mediterranean, West Africa, Cape, India, Australia, West America. Fossil.—Eocene. France, North America, and Patagonia. (Woodward's Manual of Mollusca, p. 277.) -Crepidula umbilicata (Nov.sp) Only one example from the eocene beds, Table Cape, associated with one or two species of the same genus not yet described.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 232-234
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.
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2012 03:35
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:45
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15577
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