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Second referee's report by William Henry Flower, on a paper 'On the skull of a marsupial carnivore Thylacopardus australis' by Richard Owen

Reference number: RR/10/202

Date: 18 May 1888

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. There is confusion in the description of the specimen. Suggests the author give further details of the structure of the tooth to differentiate from Thylacoleo carnifex, otherwise suggests the paper be withdrawn.

Subject: Palaeontology, Geology, Zoology

[Publication status unknown - Not in Proceedings or Transactions]

Reference number
RR/10/202
Earliest possible date
18 May 1888
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Henry Flower

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William Henry Flower, Second referee's report by William Henry Flower, on a paper 'On the skull of a marsupial carnivore Thylacopardus australis' by Richard Owen, 18 May 1888, RR/10/202, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_202/second-referees-report-by-william-henry-flower-on-a-paper-on-the-skull-of-a-marsupial-carnivore-thylacopardus-australis-by-richard-owen, accessed on 01 March 2024

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