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Referee's report by Hans Friedrich Gadow, on a paper 'The structure, evolution and origin of the Amphibia. - The "orders' Rachitomi and Stereospondyli' by David Meredith Seares Watson

Reference number: RR/24/88

Date: 22 March 1917

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Sectional Committee: Zoology

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Suggests omitting the first part for publication elsewhere. Author appears unaware of other research into the subject. The author only refers to papers concerning fossils, with no reference to comparative anatomy. Suggests the author refer to the work of Henry Fairfield Osborn, Hans Friedrich Gadow, Max Fürbringer, Karl Alfred Ritter von Zittel and Clarke Abel. Is prepared to offer the notes made during the review process to the author.

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 1920]

Endorsed on verso as received 24 March 1917.

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RR/24/88
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22 March 1917
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Standardised form (type D) and letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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Hans Friedrich Gadow

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Hans Friedrich Gadow, Referee's report by Hans Friedrich Gadow, on a paper 'The structure, evolution and origin of the Amphibia. - The "orders' Rachitomi and Stereospondyli' by David Meredith Seares Watson, 22 March 1917, RR/24/88, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_24_88/referees-report-by-hans-friedrich-gadow-on-a-paper-the-structure-evolution-and-origin-of-the-amphibia-the-orders-rachitomi-and-stereospondyli-by-david-meredith-seares-watson, accessed on 18 June 2024

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