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Studies in Tasmanian mammals, living and extinct. No. XIV.The eared seals of Tasmania (Part 2)

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Scott, Herbert Hedley (1925) Studies in Tasmanian mammals, living and extinct. No. XIV.The eared seals of Tasmania (Part 2). Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 187-194. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

H. H. Scott, Curator of the Launceston Museum, and Clive Lord, F.L.S., Director of the Tasmanian Museum. As pointed out in our last paper. (1925,.P· 75), the Eared Seals of the Australian coasts have been revised recently, by Professor F. Wood-Jones, D.Sc., F.R.S. (1925, p. 9), who lists three species under the genus Arctocephalus, namely,:- 1. Arctocephalus cinereus, Peron. 2. Arctocephalus doriferus, Wood-Jones. 3. Arctocephalus forsteri, Lesson. When listing the Tasmanian vertebrates a year or so ago (Lord and. Scott, 1924, p. 307) we referred to the Fur Seal of Bass Straits as Euotaria cinerea, but whilst referring to and accepting McCoy's data, we drew attention to the need for further research. As a result of Professor Wood-Jones's visit to Tasmania he was able to see certain of our collections, and also we are indebted to him for an exchange of specimens. Includes plates.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 187-194
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 02 May 2012 04:30
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:30
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/13036
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