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Harmer writes: 'The principal results of my examination of the life-history of Lichenopora have already been communicated to the Royal Society [see 'Preliminary note on embryonic fission in Lichenopora', volume 57 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society]. I then showed that embryonic fission occurs as a normal process in the development of that genus, as of Crisia. The general growth of the colony and of the embryo was described, and attention was called to the remarkable fact that the embryonic processes which culminate in the production of the entire first brood of larvae commence in the earliest stage of the formation of the colony itself.' This paper contains further details of the processes described in the previous paper, with the addition of some new details.

Annotations in ink throughout.

Subject: Biology / Zoology

Received 15 October 1895. Read 28 November 1895. Communicated by Adam Sedgwick.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 59 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the development of Lichenopora verrucaria, Fabr'.

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Adam Sedgwick, Unpublished paper, 'On the development of Lichenopora verrucaria' by Sidney F [Frederic] Harmer, 1895, AP/72/1, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 18 July 2024

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