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Pterinopecten papyraceus and "Strophomena" pecten

Nature volume 141, page 1100 (18 June 1938) | Download Citation

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LINNÆUS, in the tenth edition of “Systema Naturæ” 1758, p. 702, described a species Anomia pecten in these words: “A. testa semi-orbiculata depressa multistriata; valvula altera plana (List. angl. 243, t. 9, f. 49). Testa inferne ∫. margine cardinis linea recta ∫. transversa”. No locality was given, but a specimen is contained in his cabinet at the Linnean Society, London.

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  1. Geology Department, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, S.W.7. May 13.

    • ALAN WOOD

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