Reference numberAP/66/13/1
TitleUnpublished manuscript, 'Description of the skull of an extinct carnivorous marsupial, of the size of a leopard (Thylacopardus australis, Owen) from a recently-opened cave near the 'Wellington Cave' locality, New South Wales [Australia]' by Richard Owen
DescriptionOwen shares physiological observations on a skull he has received from Edward P Ramsay, Keeper of the Museum of Natural History, Sydney, which is 'lacking the lower jaw, but with teeth of the upper jaw characteristics of the genus Thylacoleo'.

Note on front reads '? Is the MS in the house? 15.1.90' Includes four coloured plates. Alternative title 'On the skull and dentition of the genus Thylacopardus'.

Subject: Palaeontology / Zoology

Received 12 October 1888. Read 6 December 1888.

This paper relates to a paper published by Owen in volume 178 of Philosophical Transactions as 'Additional evidence of the affinities of the extinct marsupial quadruped Thylacoleo carnifex (Owen)'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1886.0097
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.1887.0001
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8083Owen; Sir; Richard (1804 - 1892)1804 - 1892
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