Abstract

Museum routine necessitates the determination of any mollusc an material submitted, and many land shells and slugs are included. These have been a continual source of trouble, as Australian land shells have not been systematically studied recently. My predecessor, Mr. Charles Hedley, began his conchological career by the examination of molluscous animals, but at that time with very little knowledge of their shells and their importance. He soon found that the latter must be given much more value than had been anticipated, and began accumulating systematic data for the elucidation of our land molluscan fauna. It was a long and tedious task, and, unfortunately, when his goal was in sight his work was terminated by his death. The preparation of an illustrated monographic account was left as a legacy to me, and I hope to complete the work in the near future. ... [etc.]

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Iredale, 1933, Rec. Aust. Mus. 19(1): 37–59
Author
T. Iredale
Year
1933
Title
Systematic notes on Australian land shells
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
19
Issue
1
Start Page
37
End Page
59
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.19.1933.690
Language
English
Date Published
02 August 1933
Cover Date
02 August 1933
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Digitized
02 April 2009
Reference Number
690
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