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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1883) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of October, 1883. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. lxi-lxii.

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Abstract

The monthly evening meeting of the Society was held on Monday, 8th October, Mr. C. H. Grant in the chair.Includes meteorological observations and time of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of a few standard plants in the Botanic Gardens during September. Presentation to the Museum from Mrs. Lodder, the Leven, 89 specimens of Tasmanian Lepidoptera, including two of the Convolvulus Hawk Moth (Sphinx convolvuli.) Mr. Stephens exhibited some fine specimens of precious opal from the borders of Queensland and New South Wales, found chiefly in very hard boulders derived from a volcanic formation. Mr. R. M. Johnston read a paper entitled: "Some further additions to the list of the known fishes of Tasmania."

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: lxi-lxii
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 03:57
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:45
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15555
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