Reference numberRR/9/44
TitleLetter from the Zoological Society of London, on a paper 'The prehensores of male butterflies of the genera Ornithoptera and Papilo' by Philip Henry Gosse to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date23 February 1882
DescriptionThanks the Royal Society for their offer of the paper. They already have papers at hand which are to be published in their Transactions. Therefore, it would 'not be expedient to undertake the publication' of the paper.

Subject: Zoology

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1881].
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1881.0068
Related records in the catalogueRR/9/41
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NA1811Gosse; Philip Henry (1810 - 1888)1810 - 1888
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