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Plate 4, figures 1-23 showing details of the development of the male and female Julus terrestris [type of millipede]. Inscribed with publication and plate details. A pencil inscription across the bottom reads 'All the figures magnified about 25 diameters'. Signed in graphite bottom left 'G. Newport del.' Covered with a thin layer of tracing paper. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Entomology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'The Bakerian Lecture.—On the organs of reproduction, and the development of the myriapoda.—First series' by George Newport.

Received and read to the Royal Society on 17 June 1841.

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George Newport

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George Newport, Drawings, 'Development of Myriapoda (Julus)' by G [George] Newport, 1841, PT/75/1/3, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 July 2024

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    Dates: 1802-1865

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