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Type species of Tasmanian shells unrecorded in the "Census of Tasmanian Shells."

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Tate, Ralph (1881) Type species of Tasmanian shells unrecorded in the "Census of Tasmanian Shells.". Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 31-32.

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Abstract

Having, in the course of my researches in the bibliography
of Australian Mollusca, noted that some specific names,
founded on Tasmanian types, are not referred to in the conchological
papers contained in recent issues of the Society's
transactions, I have thought some utility may be served by
their publication. They are not necessarily addenda to the
"Census" by the Rev. J. E. Tenison-Woods, as it remains
to be ascertained whether they are applicable or not to good
species, and if to good species then whether they have priority
or not over others already enumerated in the "Census."
This task I relegate to the author— a "Revised Census."
To the following list I have appended references to the
authorities for the specific names, and the localities of the
type-specimens.

Item Type: Article
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. 31-32
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.

Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2012 00:49
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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