Descriptions of hitherto undescribed Antechini and Muridae inhabiting Tasmania
Higgins, Edmund Thomas and Petterd, William Frederick (1882) Descriptions of hitherto undescribed Antechini and Muridae inhabiting Tasmania. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 171-176.
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When the late Mr. Ronald Gunn's paper on the Mammalia
of this Island was published, some 30 years since, in the
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tasmania, only three
species of Antechinus, and three of Mus, were recorded as
having been found in Tasmania.
The descriptions of the Muridae are excessively short,
but sufficient for the recognition of the species. Since then
nothing has been done on the subject, until Mr. Thomas'
paper describing two new Muridae
|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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