"The descriptions of it are very obscure; it appears to be destitute of shell, the body globular, the lower part having an oval space, circumscribed by thick lips; the animal is furnished with curious swimming and branchial appendages." — Goodrich, 1859

Leach's bursatella

"The descriptions of it are very obscure; it appears to be destitute of shell, the body globular, the…

"The <em>Chiton Chilensis</em> has a smooth border; it is found in crevices of rocks under stones, near Valparaiso." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Chiton chilensis

"The Chiton Chilensis has a smooth border; it is found in crevices of rocks under stones, near…

"The <em>A. dubia</em> is found in the Nile. Several of this genus, brought from Egypt to Paris packed in bran, were found living, though they had been four months in making the passage." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Ampullaria dubia

"The A. dubia is found in the Nile. Several of this genus, brought from Egypt to Paris packed…

"In these, which are called <em>Ear-Shells</em>, the animal has a shrt muzzle and two branchial plumes; the shell has a spiral conformation, and the perforations for the anal siphon are arranged in a row along the back of the shell." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Ear-shell

"In these, which are called Ear-Shells, the animal has a shrt muzzle and two branchial plumes;…

"The Greek Fissurella, <em>F. Gr&aelig;ca</em>, is found in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean. There are only one hundred and twenty other known species of this genus." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Greek fissurella

"The Greek Fissurella, F. Græca, is found in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean.…

"Found in the Mediterranean, generally on reefs." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Dolium galea

"Found in the Mediterranean, generally on reefs." — Goodrich, 1859

"Abundant on the shores of Mauritius and of the neighboring islands. For this and analogous species, there are fisheries in those regions, the animals being caught at night or near-rise, by nets attached to rakes." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Harp-shell

"Abundant on the shores of Mauritius and of the neighboring islands. For this and analogous species,…

"Found only at New Zealand, and here it is rare; the shell is very beautiful, the whorls rising in a depressed cone." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Trochus imperialis

"Found only at New Zealand, and here it is rare; the shell is very beautiful, the whorls rising in a…

"The polished nerita, <em>Nerita polita</em>, is distributed through nearly all tropical seas." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Polished nerita

"The polished nerita, Nerita polita, is distributed through nearly all tropical seas." —…

"In these animals, which generally appear like small slugs, the branchi&aelig; are arranged along on each side of the back; the tentacles are not retractile; some species have a very singular appearance, the body being slender, and the gill-tifts supported at the extremities of lateral footstalks." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Eolis papillosa

"In these animals, which generally appear like small slugs, the branchiæ are arranged along on…

"The <em>Patella pectonata</em> is found i nthe Mediterranean." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Patella pectonata

"The Patella pectonata is found i nthe Mediterranean." — Goodrich, 1859

"The top shell, <em>T. marmoratus</em>, has a turbinated solid shell, with convex whorls." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Top shell

"The top shell, T. marmoratus, has a turbinated solid shell, with convex whorls." — Goodrich,…

"The <em>Chiton spinosus</em> is bordered by long, black, aculeted spines; found in the South Seas; length three inches." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Chiton spinosus

"The Chiton spinosus is bordered by long, black, aculeted spines; found in the South Seas;…

"Found in the West Indies, the Red Sea, India, Mauritius, and various other seas." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Strome

"Found in the West Indies, the Red Sea, India, Mauritius, and various other seas." — Goodrich,…

"The <em>T. terebra</em>, is found in the African and Indian seas." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Turritella terebra

"The T. terebra, is found in the African and Indian seas." — Goodrich, 1859

"The marine trumpet or Triton's shell, <em>Triton variegatus</em>, is elegantly variegated with red and bay, the edge of the outer lip spotted with black. It is a native of the Asiatic West Indian seas." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Marine trumpet-shell

"The marine trumpet or Triton's shell, Triton variegatus, is elegantly variegated with red…

"These animals, called <em>Umbrella-Shells</em>, are furnished with a shell, which, however, is often concealed by the mantle; the foot is usually large, and the feather-like gill hidden between a fold of the mantle and the foot. The shell is sometimes limpet-shaped. The <em>Umbrella Mediterranea</em> and the <em>U. Indica</em> are the only known species." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Mediterranean umbrella-shell

"These animals, called Umbrella-Shells, are furnished with a shell, which, however, is often…

"The <em>B. velum</em> is very elegant, and of a light-brown color; the apex and base are both white, bordered with dark brown bands." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Bulla velum

"The B. velum is very elegant, and of a light-brown color; the apex and base are both white,…

"The shell is mostly white and lustrous; turreted and many-whorled; the animal has a proboscis-like mouth, tentacles close together, long, and pointed, and the eyes near their outer bases." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Wentle-trap

"The shell is mostly white and lustrous; turreted and many-whorled; the animal has a proboscis-like…

"Extensively caught in dredges in Europe, as it is eaten, and is also used as fish-bait. It is well-known to bore through the shells of other mollusca, and thus to suck out the vital parts." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Common whelk

"Extensively caught in dredges in Europe, as it is eaten, and is also used as fish-bait. It is well-known…