Reference numberMM/24/24
TitleCopy letter from Ian Rolfe to Herbert Graham Cannon
CreatorRolfe; W. D. Ian
Date10 July 1960
DescriptionRolfe is researching Silurian period Ceratiocarid fossils and wishes to follow up an early suggestion of Cannon's on the acquisition of carapaces. He askes if subsequent authors have noted this as an adaption to a burrowing lifestyle. Solicits suggestions from Cannon and mentions that his specimens had 'vicious mandibles' and were armed with rows of spines. He thinks that the animal was a voracious carnivore and asks for modern analogues.
FormatTypescript copy
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyPresented by W.D Ian Rolfe, 19 January 2018.
Related records in the catalogueMM/24/26
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1802Cannon; Herbert Graham (1897 - 1963)1897 - 1963
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