ISBN: 1175202339 / ISBN-13: 9781175202338
Illustrations of the Land and Fresh Water Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland, with Figures, Descriptions, and Localities of All the Species
by Thomas Brown
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from ... Show synopsis This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 Excerpt: ...as widely spread as the H. pulcheUa, both in England and Ireland, and in the same kind of habitat. In the North of Ireland, Mr. Thompson says this species is more common on dry sea banks than the H. pulcheUa. Forbes has found the H. crenella on walls in the Isle of Man, and I have met with it in a similar locality, in the King's Park, at Edinburgh. I have likewise observed both specimens in damp situations, but very rarely. Sub-Genus 4.--Iiblicella.--Ferussac. Shell depressed; base of the body provided with a large umbilicus. 10. Helix Cantiana, pi. VII, f. 8, 9, 10. Helix Cantiana, Montagu, Test. Brit., p. 422, pi. 23, f. 1; Maton and Kackett, Linn. Tr, VIII, p. 197; Turton, Brit. Fau, p. 189; Brown, Ency. Brit, 6th Ed, VI, p. 457; Fleming, Edin. Ency, VII, p. 79; lb, Brit. An, p. 261; TebaCantiana, Leach, Moll, p. 94; Helix Carihusiana, Drapernaud, p. 102, pi. 6, f. 33; Turton, Man, p. 36, pi. 3, f. 26; Alder, Mag. Zool. and Bot, II, p. 106; Brard, p. 24, pi. 1, f. 6; Ferussac, Prod, p. 43; Rossmassler, V, VI, p. 36, pi. 27, f. 364; Helix pallida, Donovan, Brit. Sh, V, pi. 157, f. 2; Helix circinnata, Rossmassler, I, p. 64, pi. 1, f. 12; Helix Cantiana, Brown, Illust. Conch, p. 46, pi. 17, f. 15, 16, 17; lb, First Ed, pi. 40, f. 15, 16, 17. Shell subpellucid, thin, generally of a yellowish-white, but sometimes lead-coloured; body large, tumid, with an obscure central band; the base and aperture of a rufous colour; spire small, subdepressed, consisting of five moderately rounded volutions; aperture semielliptical, its length and width being nearly equal; outer lip thin, but not reflected; internal rib of a pale rose-colour, or white; whole surface covered with minute, irregular, longitudinal striae; umbilicus rather small. Diameter three-quarters of an inc...