Shell specimens Emanuel Mendes da Costa
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Conchological study of six oyster, clam and cockle shell types.
Plate 11 from Emanuel Mendes da Costa's Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniae, or, The British conchology: containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain and Ireland (London, 1778), illustrated with figures, text in English and French.
Emanuel Mendes da Costa (1717-1791) naturalist was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1747.
- Image reference: RS-18161
- ©The Royal Society
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