The Zoological Miscellany: Being Descriptions of New Or Interesting Animals, Band 1

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E. Nodder & Son, 1814 - 151 Seiten
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Seite 65 - ... that he evidently gave his description from a young shell ; for he says in the course of it that the shell sometimes reaches more than an inch in its greatest diameter. Dr. Leach (1814) adopted De Montfort's distinction and name. The Doctor says that this genus is readily distinguished from Haliotis...
Seite 90 - Harris, who informed me that it was named by the colonists (from the noise it made whilst on the wing), the Razor-grinder.
Seite 1 - The zoological miscellany; being descriptions of new or interesting animals, by William Elford Leach.
Seite 40 - Leach thus describes it from a specimen in the British Museum : Black ; back and belly ash-coloured ; the former anteriorly spotted with white ; quills of the wings externally, and the tips of those of the tail, white ; under part of the body ash-colour, of which colour the back partakes in a considerable degree.
Seite 41 - BULI'MULUS,' Leach's name for a genus of terrestrial molluscs, which he thus defines : — Shell univalve, free, conically acuminated ; spire elevated, regular ; the last whorl very large ; mouth entire, long ; pillar smooth, simple ; external lip thin ; internal lip inflected towards the middle, with a hollow beneath. To this generic character the Rev. Lansdown Guilding observes that there should be the following addition : ' Tentacula 4, the two upper ones long with terminal eyes : no operculum.
Seite 12 - I have named it after him, as a tribute justly due to him, not only as one of the first botanists in Europe, but also as a gentleman zealous for the promotion of every branch of natural history. The annexed figure and description were taken from a specimen lent by Mr.
Seite 27 - Antennœ with a slender somewhat fuciform, or somewhat trigonate-orbicular club. Palpi meeting above the tongue, with the second joint very much compressed, and much longer than the first. Anterior pair of legs shorter than the rest, and often very hairy ; feet of the other legs with geminated nails.
Seite 28 - Hinder wings somewhat orbicular, or orbiculate-triangulate, with the internal margin excavated to receive the abdomen, the middle cell closed behind, from which part the nervures radiate; the other margin entire, or with acute or obtuse indentations.
Seite 51 - Shell ventricose; hase with a short canal, which is either emarginate or truncate ; external lip dilated into a simple wing, notched at the base, and prominent above. Animal marine, carnivorous ; body spiral, with a compressed foot at the inferior base of the neck. Generic Type S.pugilu.
Seite 16 - Anterior wings generally somewhat falcate ; hinder one* often tailed ; the internal margin excised or folded, to admit of free play for the abdomen.

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