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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Much of the paper is taken up by a superficial and dogmatic description of the animal cochlea. Current knowledge is much in advance of that shown in the paper. Refers to work of Jakob Ernst Arthur Böttcher, Johann Nathanael Lieberkühn, Christian Andreas Victor Hensen, Heinrich Wilhelm Gottfried von Waldeyer-Hartz, Gottstein [?], Jean-Pierre Nuel, Lavdovsky [?] and Hasse [Karl Ewald Hasse?].

Subject: Zoology, Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1881]

Reference number
RR/8/335
Earliest possible date
05 January 1881
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Edward Emanuel Klein

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Edward Emanuel Klein, Referee's report by Edward Emanuel Klein, on a paper 'The cochlea of the ornithorhynchus platypus compared with that of ordinary mammals and of birds' by Urban Pritchard, 05 January 1881, RR/8/335, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_335/referees-report-by-edward-emanuel-klein-on-a-paper-the-cochlea-of-the-ornithorhynchus-platypus-compared-with-that-of-ordinary-mammals-and-of-birds-by-urban-pritchard, accessed on 21 July 2024

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