Joshua Alder

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Joshua Alder
Born (1792-04-07)7 April 1792
Newcastle upon Tyne
Died 21 January 1867(1867-01-21) (aged 74)
Citizenship British
Fields zoologist

Joshua Alder (7 April 1792 – 21 January 1867)[1] was a British zoologist and a malacologist. He specialized in the Tunicata, and in gastropods.

He was a Member of the Natural History Society of Northumberland and Durham.

Bibliography[edit]

Plate from British Tunicata
  • Alder J. (1838). "Supplement to a catalogue of the land and fresh-water testaceous Mollusca, found in the vicinity of Newcastle". Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland and Durham 1(3): 337-342. Newcastle.
  • Alder J. (1841). "Observations on the genus Polycera of Cuvier, with descriptions of two new British species". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 337–342. 
  • Alder J. & Hancock A. (1845-1855). A monograph of the British nudibranchiate Mollusca: with figures of all the species. The Ray Society, London. Published in 8 parts:
    • Alder J. & Hancock A. (1845) part 1. online
    • Alder J. & Hancock A. (1846) part 2.
    • Alder J. & Hancock A. (1847) part 3.
    • Alder J. & Hancock A. (1848) part 4.
    • Alder J. & Hancock A. (1851) part 5.
    • Alder J. & Hancock A. (1854) part 6.
    • Alder J. & Hancock A. (1855) part 7.
    • Eliot E. (1910) part 8 (suppl.)
  • Alder J. & Hancock A. (October 1851). "Descriptions of two new species of nudibranchiate Mollusca, one of them forming the type of a new genus". Annals and Magazine of Natural History (series 2)8(46): 290-302, pls. 9-10.
  • Alder, Joshua, Embleton, Dennis, Hancock, Albany, Hopkinson, John,Norman, Alfred Merle, 1905-12 The British Tunicata; an unfinished monograph, by the late Joshua Alder and the late Albany Hancock. Edited by John Hopkinson, with a history of the work by the Rev. A. M. Norman.London,Printed for the Ray society.

Taxa described[edit]

Names or synonyms of tunicates described by Joshua Alder include:[2]

Taxa of gastropods described by Joshua Alder include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coan E. V., Kabat A. R. & Petit R. E. (15 February 2009). 2,400 years of malacology, 6th ed., 830 pp. + 32 pp. [Annex of Collations]. American Malacological Society.
  2. ^ Joshua Alder. Accessed 14 February 2009.

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