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Letter from William Henry Flower, on four papers 'Description of teeth of a large extinct (marsupial ?) genus, Sceparnodon, Ramsay', 'Evidence of a large extinct monotreme (Echidna Ramsayi, Ow.) from the Wellington Breccia Cave, New South Wales', 'Evidence of a large extinct lizard (notiosaurus dentatus, Owen) from pleistocene deposit, new south wales, Australia' and 'Description of parts of a human skeleton from a pleistocene (palaeolithic) bed, Tilbury, Essex' by Richard Owen to the Secretary of the Royal Society

Reference number: RR/9/229

Date: 06 February 1884

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Subject: Palaeography / Zoology

['Description of teeth of a large extinct (marsupial ?) genus, Sceparnodon, Ramsay', 'Evidence of a large extinct monotreme (Echidna Ramsayi, Ow.) from the Wellington Breccia Cave, New South Wales', 'Evidence of a large extinct lizard (notiosaurus dentatus, Owen) from pleistocene deposit, new south wales, Australia' all published in Philosophical Transactions, 1884].
['Description of parts of a human skeleton from a pleistocene (palaeolithic) bed, Tilbury, Essex' published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1883].

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RR/9/229
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06 February 1884
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William Henry Flower, Letter from William Henry Flower, on four papers 'Description of teeth of a large extinct (marsupial ?) genus, Sceparnodon, Ramsay', 'Evidence of a large extinct monotreme (Echidna Ramsayi, Ow.) from the Wellington Breccia Cave, New South Wales', 'Evidence of a large extinct lizard (notiosaurus dentatus, Owen) from pleistocene deposit, new south wales, Australia' and 'Description of parts of a human skeleton from a pleistocene (palaeolithic) bed, Tilbury, Essex' by Richard Owen to the Secretary of the Royal Society, 06 February 1884, RR/9/229, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_9_229/letter-from-william-henry-flower-on-four-papers-description-of-teeth-of-a-large-extinct-marsupial-genus-sceparnodon-ramsay-evidence-of-a-large-extinct-monotreme-echidna-ramsayi-ow-from-the-wellington-breccia-cave-new-south-wales-evidence-of-a-large-extinct-lizard-notiosaurus-dentatus-owen-from-pleistocene-deposit-new-south-wales-australia-and-description-of-parts-of-a-human-skeleton-from-a-pleistocene-palaeolithic-bed-tilbury-essex-by-richard-owen-to-the-secretary-of-the-royal-society, accessed on 22 July 2024

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