|Title||Unpublished paper, 'Brief sketch of the anatomy of a new genus of pelagic Gasteropoda [sic] named Jasonilla' by John Denis MacDonald|
|Date||10 December 1854|
|Description||MacDonald describes a genus of pelagic Gastropoda, characterised, like Macgillivraya and Cheletropis, by the presence of ciliated cephalic appendages, but having a transparent, cartilaginous and symmetrical shell. MacDonald has seen one species, found between Port Jackson and the Isle of Pines [Australia]. |
Annotations in pencil throughout. Followed by one page of figures.
Read 30 March 1855. Communicated by Sir William Burnett.
Written by MacDonald at Sydney Harbour [Australia].
Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 7 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Brief sketch of the anatomy of a new genus of pelagic gasteropoda, named Jasonilla'.
|Physical description||Ink and graphite pencil on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0084|
|Related records in the catalogue||RR/3/191|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA3682||Macdonald; Sir; John Denis (1826 - 1908)||1826 - 1908|
|NA7556||Burnett; Sir; William (1779 - 1861)||1779 - 1861|