Reference numberCLP/15i/40/1
TitleManuscript, 'Some observations made on the spawn of froggs and of the production of todpoles therein' by Richard Waller
DescriptionWaller writes on frogspawn and tadpoles. He describes how he observed frogspawn in a pot of water on his windowsill over a period of four weeks. Includes one page of figures showing stages of the tadpole life cycle.

Subject: Zoology / Herpetology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Some observations made on the spawn of frogs, and of the production of todpoles therein, by the Learned and Curious Richard Waller, Esq; Reg. S. Secret'

Read to the Royal Society on 17 December 1690
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1686.0096
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6739Waller; Richard (c1646 - 1715); natural philosopher and translatorc1646 - 1715
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