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Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Ponds   
Topic: Fresh-water Polypus. [A "species of hydra" with reddish tentacles is abundant in Blackheath, Kent, which makes a good study for "the young naturalist"]

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   
Topic: Coral Polypi. [Quoy and Gaimard, the Naturalists of the Astrolabe`s recent expedition, concentrated on the "polypi" inhabiting coral. The polypi are not, as has been conjectured, one massive single organism. The coral animals have a popular reputation for poisoning fish but fish do not seem to feed on them at all. Nor are they eaten by people]
Person: QUOY   GAIMARD   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Crustaceology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Crustacea   
Topic: Land Crabs. [Quoy and Gaimard found a very large pagura (crab) in the forests of Guam. There are two kinds of this crab, one lives on land and the other on water]
Person: QUOY   GAIMARD   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 77, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Architecture), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   
Topic: Coral Reefs. [Depths at which the coral animals build]
Person: QUOY   GAIMARD   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Porifera   Literature   Mythology   
Topic: Structure of the Sponge. [The sponge is minutely described and found to resemble "the celebrated labyrinths of Crete" in its intricacy. The writer concludes it is correct to refer to it as the product of an animal]

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Mollusca   Mussels   
Topic: Travelling of Muscle-shells

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141-142, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   Sea Anemones   
Topic: Sea Anemonies [sic]. [Their power of movement, how they use suction to attach themselves to rocks and their "irritability". They react to light, sound, smell, and fresh water kills them]
Person: DICQUEMARE   BOSC   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: New Intestinal Worm
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   
Topic: [Cuvier read a paper at the French Academy on a new kind of Intestina, or parasite worm. The worm is distinguished by a huge number of air-holes in its body, more than a hundred. It lives in the abdominal cavity or the solid flesh of the polypus and was first observed by Laurillard, keeper of the cabinet of anatomy in the Museum of Natural History]
Person: CUVIER   LAURILLARD, M.   LAMARCK   BLAINVILLE   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 11/11/1829
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