Edward Hitchcock "Supplement to the Ichnology of New England," 1862 December 9 : a report to the government of Massachusetts in 1863
- Edward Hitchcock "Supplement to the Ichnology of New England," 1862 December 9 : a report to the government of Massachusetts in 1863
A paper by Edward Hitchcock read before the American Academy of Arts and Sciences intended as a supplement to his "Ichnology of New England." The paper discusses issues related to the identification of fossil footprints and refers to the species with identifications that may be unreliable and that are doubtful, as well as new species which Hitchcock believes should be added. Hitchcock also raises questions about insect tracks and addresses questions about the number of phalanges in the fossil footprints discussed and whether the animals that created the tracks were birds.
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
December 9, 1862
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Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Supplement to the Ichnology of New England
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The key date provided is the date Hitchcock read this paper before the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The additional date is the date of additional notes added later by Hitchcock.