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Reference numberEC/1888/18
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TitleParker, Thomas Jeffery: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAuthor of the memoirs enumerated below. Distinguished as a comparative anatomist and as a teacher : has introduced an important new method of preserving the skeletons of cartilaginous fishes for museum purposes and has rendered service to the cause of science in the colonies by his creation of the Otago Museum & by his popular lectures & addresses.
He has published thirty-three original papers on Biological Subjects in the Proceedings & Transactions of various Societies - Royal Zoological, Royal Microscopical &c. Amongst these may be mentioned the following, viz: "On the Stomach of the Fresh-water Cray-fish," "On the Stridulating Organ of Palinurus vulgaris" "On the Intestinal Spiral valve in the Genus Raia;" "On the Histology of Hydra fusca;" "On the Venous System of the Skate;" "On the Osteology of Regalecus argenteus;" "On the Blood Vessels of Mustelus antarcticus &c.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: A Sedgwick; Alfred Newton
From Personal Knowledge: E Ray Lankester; H N Mosely; T H Huxley; W H Flower; St George Mivart; A Milnes Marshall; T Rupt Jones; Geo J Romanes; P Herbert Carpenter; E Klein; Henry Woodward; Julius von Haast; H H Godwin-Austen
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Parker, Thomas Jeffery: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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