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Reference numberEC/1900/14
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TitleSpencer, Sir Walter Baldwin: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Biology in the Melbourne University; Ex-Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; Hon Sec of the Royal Society of Victoria; Corr Member Zool Soc Lond. Distinguished as an original investigater in Zoology and Comparative Anatomy; and as a teacher and organiser. Graduated at Oxford twelve years ago. Has published more than thirty memoirs, among which are, 'On a New Family of Hyroidea Ceratellidae (Trans Roy Soc Vict, 1890); 'The Anatomy of 'Megascolides Australis',' and other papers on Australian Earthworms and Planarians (ibid); 'On New Crustacea and New Mammals' in Report of the Horn Expedition to Central Australia (which he organised); 'On the Pineal Eye in Lacertilia' (Quart Journ Micros Sci, 1887); 'On the Habits, Blood-vessels and Lungs of 'Ceratodus Forsteri''; 'On a New Genus of Marsupials from Central Australia' (Proc Roy Soc Victoria, vol ix); 'On the Cranial Nreves of Scyllium' (Quart Journ Micros Sci, 1881); 'On the Early Development of 'Rana temporaria' (ibid, 1885); 'The Fauna and Zoological Relationships of Tasmania' (Presidental Address to Sect D, Austr Assoc Adv Sci, 1892).
ProposersE R Lankester; A Sedgwick; W Bateson; S J Hickson; P L Sclater; G B Howes; F E Beddard; [William H Flower]; H Gadow; W F R Weldon; H Woodward
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Spencer, Sir Walter Baldwin: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA5918Spencer; Sir; Walter Baldwin (1860 - 1929)1860 - 1929
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