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Kreft, Gerard (1865) The frogs of Australia. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 16-20.

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Abstract

Listed 39 species of frogs have with few exceptions a very wide distribution, but are principally inhabitants of the eastern and southern portion of the Australian continent. Of the west and north-west coast we know as yet little or nothing. It is probable, however, that when these regions are better explored by naturalists many more new genera and species will be discovered, and I am confident to see our Batrachio-fauna numbering more than a hundred species a few years hence.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 16-20
Additional Information: In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2012 06:13
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:42
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/14983
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