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Paper, 'On the Dicynodont reptilia, with a description of some fossil remains, brought by H R H [His Royal Highness] Prince Alfred from South Africa, November, 1860' by Professor [Richard] Owen

Reference number: PT/65/4

Date: 1862

Description

34 manuscript pages and five plates showing various fossilised skull and pelvis specimens.

Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the dicynodont reptilia, with a description of some fossil remains brought by H. R. H. Prince Alfred from South Africa, November 1860'.

Received by the Royal Society on 23 January 1862. Read 20 February 1862.

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 11, 1862.

Reference number
PT/65/4
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1862
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39 pages
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Manuscript

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Richard Owen

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Richard Owen, Paper, 'On the Dicynodont reptilia, with a description of some fossil remains, brought by H R H [His Royal Highness] Prince Alfred from South Africa, November, 1860' by Professor [Richard] Owen, 1862, PT/65/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_65_4/paper-on-the-dicynodont-reptilia-with-a-description-of-some-fossil-remains-brought-by-h-r-h-his-royal-highness-prince-alfred-from-south-africa-november-1860-by-professor-richard-owen, accessed on 20 July 2024

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