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Studies in Tasmanian Cetacea. Part V. Mesoplodon layardi, Gray

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Scott, Herbert Hedley and Lord, Clive Errol (1926) Studies in Tasmanian Cetacea. Part V. Mesoplodon layardi, Gray. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

H. H. SCOTT, Curator of Queen Victoria Museum,
Launceston, Clive Lord F.L.S., Director of the Tasmanian Museum, Hobart.
The specimen under review was secured in Recherche
Bay, D'Entrecasteaux Channel, during the winter of 1925,
by Mr. H. Smith, and later the skeleton was obtained and has
been articulated for the Tasmanian Museum collection. (Tasmanian Museum Coll. No.D.751.)
THE GENUS AND SPECIES.
As E. R. Waite has published in the Records of the
South Australian Museum a detailed description of a
young male Mesoplodon layarili, and as the present specimen
appears to be fully adult, it will be a useful comparison
to construct our tables in terms of his; but, before doing
so, attention is directed to the following notes upon the
skull.

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
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 02 May 2012 06:05
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