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Monographs of the United States Geological Survey (Paperback) Loot Price: R463
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Monographs of the United States Geological Survey (Paperback): Charles Doolittle Walcott

Monographs of the United States Geological Survey (Paperback)

Charles Doolittle Walcott

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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. 1884 Excerpt: ...or lamelliform striae is exfoliated, the entire surface is more or less marked by radiating striae. The form of the shell varies, as in the New York specimens, from transverse to elongate, the latter usually prevailing. Formation and localities.--Devonian limestone, The Gate, northwest of Eureka, and Newark Mountain, Eureka District, Nevada. Athyris (sp. undt.). A single specimen of this form with the shell exfoliated, except on the upper portion, occurs at Lone Mountain, low in the Devonian. It resembles Athyris cora, of the Hamilton and Chemung Groups of New York (Pal. N. Y., vol. iv, 291, pl. xlvii, figs. 1-7), but is probably a distinct species. Genus MERISTELLA Hall. Genus WHITFIELDIA Davidson. Meristella (Whitfieldia) nasuta Conrad (Sp.) Plate iii, figs. 8, 8 a, 8 b. Atrypa nasuta Conrad, 1842. Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad., vol. viii, p. 265, figs. 8,9. Meristella nasuta Hall, 1860. Thirteenth Ann. Rep. N. Y. State Cab. Nat. Hist., p. 93. elissa Hall, 1861. Fourteenth Ann. Rep. N. Y. State Cab. Nat. Hist., p. 100. Ibid., 1862. Fifteenth Ann. Rep., pl. iii, figs. 21, 22. nasuta Hall, 1862. Fifteenth Ann. Rep. N. Y. State Cab. Nat Hist., p. 160, figs. 17-19 of p. 161. Athyris Clara Billings, 1860. Canadian Journal, vol. v, p. 274, figs. 29-32. Ibid., 1863. Geology of Canada, p. 373, figs. 397 a, b. Meristella nasnta Hall, 1867. Pal. N. Y., vol. iv, p. 299, pl. xlviii, figs. 1-25. Athyris nasuta Nicholson, 1874. Pal. Prov. Ontario, p. 86. Compare Whitfieldia tumida Dalman's (Sp.). Professor Hall (Pal. N. Y., vol. iv, p. 299) cites Atrypa nasuta Conrad Ann. Report on the Paleontology of New York, p. 18. I have not been able to find any such reference, but find the original description in the Journal of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, as cit...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: March 2010
Authors: Charles Doolittle Walcott
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-36758-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-36758-4
Barcode: 9781154367584

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