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Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the megatherium (megatherium americanum, blumenbach)'.

Received by the Royal Society on 8 November 1850. Read 9 January 1851.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 6, 1854.

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Richard Owen

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Richard Owen, Paper, 'On the megatherium' by Prof [Richard] Owen, 1850, PT/42/16, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 22 May 2024

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