Reference numberPP/11/22
Previous numbersPP/43/23
TitlePaper, 'True teeth in the young Ornithorhynchus paradoxus [platypus]' by Edward Bagnall Poulton
DescriptionPoulton: 'For the purpose of continuing some recent work upon various epidermic structures in Ornithorhynchus, Dr. Parker very kindly placed his most valuable material at my disposal. Among other things was a series of consecutive vertical transverse sections through the head of a young individual, about 8·3 decimetres long, when in the curled-up attitude in which it had been received, and which was fixed by the spirit. In this specimen only the larger hairs had appeared above the surface of the skin.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes one figure of the teeth of the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus.

Subject: Zoology

Received 26 January 1888. Received 9 February 1888. Communicated by William Kitchen Parker.

A version of this paper was published in volume 43 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'True teeth in the young ornithorhynchus paradoxus'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1887.0147
Related records in the cataloguePP/11/26
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6974Poulton; Sir; Edward Bagnall (1856 - 1943)1856 - 1943
NA6176Parker; William Kitchen (1823 - 1890)1823 - 1890
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