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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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Abstract

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.

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. 320-321
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 04:57
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:45
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15588
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