Reference numberEC/1902/17
TitleWilley, Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLecturer in Biology in Guy's Hospital. Ex-Tutor Biology, Columbia College, New York (1892-1894) and, later, Balfour Student in the University of Cambridge (1894-1899). Well-known for his important discoveries in Zoology, and distinguished for his acquaintance with that subject. Has successfully and almost exclusively devoted himself to research for more than ten years. His visit to the Pacific, 1895-1897, will always be remarkable for his discovery of the eggs of the Pearly Nautilus. Has edited 'Zoological Results,' based on material from New Britain, New Guinea, Loyalty Islands and elsewhere, a valuable series dealing with the collections made by himself. Author of the following papers: - 'On the Development of the Atrial Chamber of Amphioxus' (Proc Roy Soc, vol xlviii, and (in conjunction with Prof Lankester), (Quart Journ Micros Sci, vol xxxi); 'Studies in the Protochordata,' parts i-iii (ibid, xxxiv-xxxv, and in Proc Roy Soc, vol li); 'Amphioxus and the Ancestry of the Vertebrates'; 'Letters on Nautilus' (ibid, vols xxxix-xl); 'On Ctenoplana' (ibid, vol xxxix); 'On 'Ptychordera flava' and Spengelia, a new genus of Enteropneusta' (ibid, vol xl); 'The Oviposition of 'Nautilus macromphalus'' (Proc Roy Soc, vol lx); 'The Anatomy and Development of 'Peripatus nova-britanniae'' (Willey's Zool Results, Part 1); 'Tropoblast and Serosa' (Quart Journ Micros Sci, vol xli); 'Enteropneusta from the South Pacific, with Notes on the West Indian Species' (Willey's Zool Results, part 3); 'On the Protostigmata of 'Malgula manhattensis'' (Quart Journ Micros Sci, vol xliv).
ProposersA Newton; E Ray Lankester; W A Herdman; T R R Stebbing; W Bateson; G A Boulenger; H G Seeley; H Woodward; A M Norman; A Sedgwick; S F Harmer
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Willey, Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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