- 38 pages
- List of the Specimens of British Sponges in the Collection of the British Museum
- British Museum Department of Zoology
- 07 December 2019 British Museum Department of Zoology
Excerpt From List Of The Specimens Of British Sponges In The Collection Of The British MuseumIn The Adoption Of The Generic And Specific Names It Has Been Thought Right To Use, Wherever It Was Possible, That Which Was First Applied To The Species As Far As Regards The Specific Name, There Is Comparatively Little Difficulty In The Application Of This Simple Rule But Generic Names Have Been Used By Different Authors In Senses So Widely Different, And The Groups Which They Were Meant To Designate Have Been So Variously Extended And Restricted, That It Was No Easy Matter To Determine, Where Several Names Have Been Used, Which Of Them Ought To Be Preferred Great Attention Has Been Paid To Consult The Original Authority, To Know The Type, And Select The Name Which Appeared To Be The Most Ancient And Reference Is Made To The Work In Which, And The Date When, Each Genus And Its Synonyma Were Respectively Published.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.