Reference numberPT/51/5
TitlePaper, 'Remarks on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia pelagica, and Cheletropis huxleyi (Forbes). Suggesting the establishment of a new order of gasteropoda' by John D [Denis] Macdonald
Date11 February 1854
DescriptionSeven manuscript pages and two plates showing parts of the anatomy of the Macgillivrayia pelagica and the Cheletropis huxleyi.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Remarks on the anatomy of Macgillivrayia pelagica and Cheletropis huxleyi (Forbes) ; suggesting the establishment of a new order of gasteropoda'.

Written by Macdonald on HMS [His Majesty's Ship] Herald in Sydney [Australia]. Communicated by Sir W [William] Burnett. Received by the Royal Society on 23 November 1854. Read 21 December 1854.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 7, 1856.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0050
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1855.0013
Related records in the cataloguePT/51/5/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3682Macdonald; Sir; John Denis (1826 - 1908)1826 - 1908
NA7556Burnett; Sir; William (1779 - 1861)1779 - 1861
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