Reference numberPP/2/27
Previous numbersPP/34/28
TitlePaper, 'Notice of portions of the skeleton of the trunk and limbs of the great horned saurian of Australia (Megalania prisca, Ow.)' by Richard Owen
DescriptionOwen writes: 'Former communications on the subject, admitted into the “Philosophical Transactions,” related to the skull and terminal caudal vertebræ, from a river-bed at Toowoomba, Queensland [Australia]; and in the discussion on those papers, a doubt was expressed whether they had been correctly referred to the genus and species founded upon trunk-vertebrae from other and remote localities, which had been the subject of a former paper, communicated to the Royal Society June 17th, 1858, and published in the volume of the “Transactions,” 1858, p. 48, Plates VII and VIII.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Zoology / Palaeontology

Received 19 June 1882.

A version of this paper was published in volume 34 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Notice of portions of the skeleton of the trunk and limbs of the great horned saurian of Australia (Megalania prisca, Ow.)'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1858.0009
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1882.0039
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8083Owen; Sir; Richard (1804 - 1892)1804 - 1892
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