New species of Tasmanian marine shells
Petterd, William Frederick (1885) New species of Tasmanian marine shells. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 320-321.
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Detailed description of three new shells. Pecten aktinos, n. sp. Habitat—North-West Coast. Diaphanna nivea, n. Sp. Habitat—Near River Leven (Miss Lodder). An unique
example of a new genus to our marine molluscan fauna, and Cassis tumida, n. sp. Habitat—Near River Leven (Miss Lodder). A single
specimen collected of this small but distinct specie.
|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.|
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
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