Reference numberRR/10/218
TitleReferee's report by John Whitaker Hulke, on a paper 'Researches on the structure, organisation, and classification of the Fossil Reptilia. IV. On a large humerus from the East Brak River, South Africa, indicating a new order of fossil animals which was more nearly intermediate between reptiles and mammals than the groups hitherto known' by Harry Govier Seeley
Date5 May 1888
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has examined the specimen and an excellent cast. Does not agree with the conclusions of the author. Provides thorough discussion of the specimen. Finds the author's conclusions erroneous as regards the facts. If the paper is printed, the figures can be reduced in size.

Subject: Zoology, Palaeontology, Geology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1888]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialdoi:10.1098/rspl.1888.0013 Vol.44 1888
Related records in the catalogueRR/10/219
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6287Hulke; John Whitaker (1830 - 1895)1830 - 1895
NA6493Seeley; Harry Govier (1839 - 1909)1839 - 1909
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