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On some Tasmanian freshwater univalves


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Tenison Woods, Julian Edmund (1878) On some Tasmanian freshwater univalves. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 65-72.

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On the 9th August, 1875, I read before this Society a
paper on the Freshwater Shells of Tasmania, which was
incorporated in the Proceedings, and appears in the volume
for 1875, p. 66. In dealing with certain of the univalves, I
stated my reasons for regarding them as true Bythiniae, and
for not including them in the genus Paludestrina, of
D'Orbigny. Since that time I have been able to compare
the Tasmanian shells with good types of the European
Bythiniae, and I have come to the conclusion that our shells
differ in so many important respects from them that they
cannot be considered the same. I do not think, however,
that they should be considered as Paludestrinae. That is a
genus erected for South American shells.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Tenison Woods, Julian Edmund
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 65-72
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of 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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Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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