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Referee's report by Ronald Aylmer Fisher, on a paper 'The influence of moonlight on the activity of certain nocturnal insects, particularly of the family Noctuidae, as indicated by a light trap' by Carrington Bonsor Williams

Reference number: RR/62/92

Date: March 1936

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Sectional Committee: Zoology

Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests further observations taking temperature into account would be advantageous.

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Endorsed on verso as received 27 March 1936.

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RR/62/92
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March 1936
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2 pages
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Ronald Aylmer Fisher

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Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Referee's report by Ronald Aylmer Fisher, on a paper 'The influence of moonlight on the activity of certain nocturnal insects, particularly of the family Noctuidae, as indicated by a light trap' by Carrington Bonsor Williams, March 1936, RR/62/92, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_62_92/referees-report-by-ronald-aylmer-fisher-on-a-paper-the-influence-of-moonlight-on-the-activity-of-certain-nocturnal-insects-particularly-of-the-family-noctuidae-as-indicated-by-a-light-trap-by-carrington-bonsor-williams, accessed on 25 July 2024

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