Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of October, 1883
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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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."
|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.|
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