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Description of a new species of Mus, with a list of the terrestrial animals of Tasmania

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Higgins, Edmund Thomas and Petterd, William Frederick (1883) Description of a new species of Mus, with a list of the terrestrial animals of Tasmania. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 195-198.

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Abstract

Detailed description of Mus tetragonurus.—Nov. Spec,(male) - Quadrangular Tailed Rat. Includes a comprehensive list of the terrestrial animals of Tasmania - Forty-two species of Terrestrial Mammalia are recorded as inhabiting Tasmania, of which twenty-six are peculiar to the island

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 195-198
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: 27 Nov 2012 02:08
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:45
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15536
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