Reference numberPP/10/48
Previous numbersPP/42/49
TitlePaper, 'On the nephridia and "liver" of patella vulgata' by A B Griffiths
CreatorGriffiths; A B (fl 1885-1892)
DescriptionGriffiths writes: 'Patella vulgata (limpet), with its conical shell adhering to the rocks of our coasts, is well known to every sea-side wanderer. This member of the Gasteropoda has been the subject of many scientific memoirs in ancient and modern times. Amongst naturalists, Aristotle was the earliest who gave an account of some of the limpet’s habits, and Cuvier was the first to describe its anatomy. In this paper the author intends to describe the chemical properties of the secretions of two problematical organs of this interesting little Gasteropod.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Zoology

Received 20 May 1887. Read 16 June 1887. Communicated by Richard Owen.

A version of this paper was published in volume 42 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as ''On the nephridia and "liver" of patella vulgata''.
Physical descriptionInk and coloured pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1887.0088
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8083Owen; Sir; Richard (1804 - 1892)1804 - 1892
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