A description of the remains of Trilobites from the Lower Silurian rocks of the Mersey River district, Tasmania
Etheridge, Robert (Jnr) (1882) A description of the remains of Trilobites from the Lower Silurian rocks of the Mersey River district, Tasmania. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 150-163.
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I am indebted to the kindness of Mr. T. Stephens, M.A.,
F.G.S., for an opportunity of examining the fossils which form the subject of the present communication to the Society.
They represent two localities and two horizons, geologically
speaking. The first and largest parcel, consisting almost
wholly of Trilobite remains, is from the Mersey River district,
North Tasmania, whilst the other fossils are from a conglomerate
of unknown age at Table Cape. It will perhaps be
best to consider the two as distinct from one another.
|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.|
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
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