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foreword by Sir Maurice Yonge cbe frs
The Classes of Shells
The Living Animals
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20 feet aperture Atlantic axial ribs Beach specimens beautiful bivalves body whorl Bogue Islands C. B. Adams Caribbean chitons Colour cream Colour variable Colour white columella common species coral Cymatium dark brown Dead shells deeper water Description Discovery Bay dredged eel grass f inch feet in Kingston gastropods Genus Gmelin growth lines irregular Jamaica Kingston harbour Lamarck Length f light brown Linne molluscs Montego Bay Morch Murex Negril nodules Occurrence Ocho Rios harbour operculum Orange Bay Orbigny outer lip Palisadoes periostracum pink Port Henderson posterior purple radial Relatively common Robins Bay rocks rocky areas Runaway Bay sand Scallop Sculpture of numerous shallow water Shell pi siphonal canal smooth south coast South-east Florida South-east U.S. Southern Florida species in Jamaica spines spiral bands spiral cords spiral threads SUBFAMILY Subgenus substrate SUPERFAMILY surface Tellina umbilicus uncommon usually varices ventral view washed ashore West Indian West Indies yellow