Conchylia Insularum Britannicarum: The Shells of the British Islands

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M.A. Nattali, 1822 - 279 páginas
 

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Página 179 - They gather them in baskets and panniers, and after cleansing them a few hours in cold spring water, fry the animals in a batter made of crumbs of bread.
Página 55 - Shell somewhat globular, equivalve, closed. Hinge with two approximate teeth and a remote lateral tooth in one valve, and a concave tooth and remote lateral one in the other. Ligament internal.
Página 112 - Suboval, rlattish, much sloping on the anterior side, semistriated, and semi.pellucid, hinge with two teeth in one valve, and one in the other, pale yellow ; longitudinally radiated with pink ; half an inch long and three fourths of an inch broad.
Página 60 - SOLEN Squamosus, Montague, and other species described as "flat, nearly orbicular, equivalve, inequilateral, a little open at the sides. Hinge of one valve with a single tooth, and a transverse linear lateral one on each side ; of the other valve, with a cavity in the middle and a transverse deeply cloven lateral tooth each side, the segments of which divaricate from the beak.
Página 57 - Oval or oblong, equivalve, inequilateral, mostly closed ; hinge with two teeth in each valve and a cavity between them, lateral teeth none; ligament internal.
Página 14 - The valves rounded and without auricles behind ; a strong conic tooth on the margin above the teeth. T.
Página 132 - ... confluent in pairs, extending beyond the edges, so as to form a fringe of short obtuse spines, which turn back and form a cavity for the cartilage...
Página 44 - we have been fortunate enough to procure the intermediate sizes of this species, by which we are enabled to clear up all difficulties with respect to the young of the present shell and the MYA declivis, Montagu.
Página 250 - Teredo, it inhabits the interior of the wood which has been some time under salt water, penetrating to the depth of from half an inch to an inch, forming for itself an oval receptacle or cavity, and having a very small and single external orifice,
Página 68 - W. t. 6. /. 23.—Flem. p. 427. Ovaltriangular, inequilateral, convex, whitish or yellowish horn colour, with regular coarse transverse striae ; one side truncated, the other produced in a straight line to a rather acute point ; beaks tumid, prominent without curvature; lateral teeth striated.

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