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Third 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/10/204

Date: 06 December 1888

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Is in agreement with Edwin Ray Lankester, that if the specimen is to be figured, it should be drawn in stone from the original specimen, not from a cast. Suggest requesting a loan of the specimen from the Sydney Museum.

Subject: Palaeontology, Geology, Zoology

[Publication status unknown - Not in Proceedings or Transactions]

Reference number
RR/10/204
Earliest possible date
06 December 1888
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Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Henry Flower

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William Henry Flower, Third referee's report by William Henry Flower, on a paper 'On the skull of a marsupial carnivore Thylacopardus australis' by Richard Owen, 06 December 1888, RR/10/204, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_204/third-referees-report-by-william-henry-flower-on-a-paper-on-the-skull-of-a-marsupial-carnivore-thylacopardus-australis-by-richard-owen, accessed on 28 February 2024

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