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Contributions for a systematic catalogue of the aquatic shells of Tasmania - Part One

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Petterd, William Frederick (1888) Contributions for a systematic catalogue of the aquatic shells of Tasmania - Part One. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 60-83.

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Abstract

I purpose in a series of papers revising the somewhat large amount of work that has already been done, recording omissions, and describing newly discovered species and varieties of the fresh water shell-bearing mollusca of this island, preparatory to the compilation of a systematic catalogue in which the groups will be defined, the specific characteristics explained and geographical distribution recorded. Such a catalogue carefully criticised with the necessary bibliography will, I think, supply a desideratum much required by the general collector and may also be of service to the more philosophical student. Includes illustrations.

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. 60-83
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: 05 Dec 2012 04:50
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:45
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15696
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