Reference numberAP/37/1
TitlePaper, 'Notes on British Foraminifera' by John Gwyn Jeffreys
Date18 June 1855
DescriptionJeffreys shares observations made upon 'many hundred recent and living specimens of various species' of Foraminifera. He suggests that they are 'simple and homogenous' and reproduce by gemmation. He believes that the geographical distribution of species of Foraminifera is 'regulated by the same laws as in the Mollusks and other marine animals'.

Subject: Zoology

Received 19 June 1855.

Written by Jeffreys in London.

This paper was published in full in volume 7 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Notes on British Foraminifera'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0111
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NA1658Jeffreys; John Gwyn (1809 - 1885)1809 - 1885
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