Reference numberRR/15/89
TitleReferee's report by Harry Govier Seeley, on a paper 'Extinct mammalia from Madagascar. I. Megaladapis insignis sp. n.' by Charles Immanuel Forsyth Major
Date13 March 1900
DescriptionSectional committee: Zoology

Not recommended for publication in the Philosophical Transactions, in full. It could instead be published by the Zoological Society or Geological Society with the illustrations, as making an interesting contribution to zoology, in continuation of the evidence of the large size of lemurs of Madagascar. The characters of the skull and teeth having been given in the Philosophical Transactions 1894, the occurance of teeth, 'however beautiful', indicating a skull one third larger does not constitute a distinct step in the advancement of knowledge. Recommends the paper be withdrawn if the Committee should not regard it as suitable for publication.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1900].

Endorsed on verso as received 3 March 1900.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstb.1900.0009
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/90
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6493Seeley; Harry Govier (1839 - 1909)1839 - 1909
NA2167Major; Charles Immanuel Forsyth (1843 - 1923); physician1843 - 1923
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