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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', due to the relatively small amount of new material contained within the paper. Refers to work by John Richardson, Richard Owen and H N Turner [?]. Discusses the controversy surrounding the taxonomic placement of the species.

Subject: Zoology, Geology, Palaeontology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

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17 July 1867
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Letter on paper
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4 pages

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William Henry Flower

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William Henry Flower, Referee's report by William Henry Flower, on a paper 'Ovibos moschatus (Blainville)' by William Boyd Dawkins, 17 July 1867, RR/6/96, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 25 June 2024

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