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Referee's report by William Clark, on a paper 'Description of some species of the extinct genus Nesodon, with remarks on the primary group (Toxodontia) of hoofed quadrupeds, to which that genus is referable' by Richard Owen

Reference number: RR/2/184

Date: 11 February 1853

Description

Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to earlier work by Richard Owen describing Nesodon in 1836. Refers to Captain Sullivan who provided the fossil material. Compares Nesodon with Toxodon, and living animals such as the tapir, rhinoceros, peccary and hippopotamus.

Subject: Palaeontology, Zoology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/2/184
Earliest possible date
11 February 1853
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
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Manuscript

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William Clark

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William Clark, Referee's report by William Clark, on a paper 'Description of some species of the extinct genus Nesodon, with remarks on the primary group (Toxodontia) of hoofed quadrupeds, to which that genus is referable' by Richard Owen, 11 February 1853, RR/2/184, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_184/referees-report-by-william-clark-on-a-paper-description-of-some-species-of-the-extinct-genus-nesodon-with-remarks-on-the-primary-group-toxodontia-of-hoofed-quadrupeds-to-which-that-genus-is-referable-by-richard-owen, accessed on 21 May 2024

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