Reference numberRR/24/88
TitleReferee's report by Hans Friedrich Gadow, on a paper 'The structure, evolution and origin of the Amphibia. - The "orders' Rachitomi and Stereospondyli' by David Meredith Seares Watson
Date22 March 1917
DescriptionSectional Committee: Zoology

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Suggests omitting the first part for publication elsewhere. Author appears unaware of other research into the subject. The author only refers to papers concerning fossils, with no reference to comparative anatomy. Suggests the author refer to the work of Henry Fairfield Osborn, Hans Friedrich Gadow, Max Fürbringer, Karl Alfred Ritter von Zittel and Clarke Abel. Is prepared to offer the notes made during the review process to the author.

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 1920]

Endorsed on verso as received 24 March 1917.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type D) and letter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstb.1920.0001 Vol.209 1920
Related records in the catalogueRR/24/89
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6428Gadow; Hans Friedrich (1855 - 1928)1855 - 1928
NA6398Watson; David Meredith Seares (1886 - 1973)1886 - 1973
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