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Studies in Tasmanian mammals, living and extinct. Number IX.
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Among the specimens recovered by Mr. K. M. Harrisson
from the swamp lands of King Island, we have to record
specimens relating to Nototherium victoriae, which include
the following items.
1. The right and left rami of the mandible of a young
animal, minus the premolars in either case, but having upon
the right side, in addition to molars 4, 3, and 2, the tusk
relating to that half of the jaw. Upon the left side, there
are present molars 4, 3, 2, 1.
2. The associated right and left upper maxillaries, from
a skull of an older animal than that which supplied the
mandible, the bony tissue being fully ossified and the teeth
worn down to smooth surfaces.
|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. 4-5|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
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:||30 Nov 2012 03:45|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:45|
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