Reference numberRR/2/166
TitleReferee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the impregnation of the ovum, in the amphibia (Second Series), and on the nature of the impregnating influence' by George Newport
DescriptionNo clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Paper is a continuation of an earlier series of researches into the Myriapoda, published in the Philosophical Transactions in 1841. Suggests a different type of animal may have been more suitable, such as the round worms. Quotes from Karl Friedrich Burdach, Allen Thomson, 'Rud. Wager' [?] and Karl Georg Friedrich Rudolph Leuckart. Refers to work of Theodor Ludwig Wilhelm Bischoff, Pierre Prévost and Jean Baptiste André Dumas, and Martin Barry. Provides a comprehensive list of criticisms and recommendations.

Subject: Zoology, Physiology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1850.0032 Vol.6 1854
Related records in the catalogueAP.33.20
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3673Thomson; Allen (1809 - 1884)1809 - 1884
NA5371Newport; George (1803 - 1854)1803 - 1854
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