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Higgins, Edmund Thomas and Petterd, William Frederick (1883) Descriptions of new Tasmanian animals. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 181-184.

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Abstract

Comprehensive description of four new Tasmanian animals from Long's Plains, suppled by T. B. Moore, Esq. Potorous rufus - Nov. Sp. (male), Antechinus moorei—Nov. Sp.(male), Mus Pachyueus - Nov. Sp. , Mus castaneus. - Nov. Sp. (male). Includes illustrations of Potorous rufus, Mus pachyueus and Mus castaneus skull and teeth

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. 181-184
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 02:19
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:45
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15548
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