James Eights: a Pioneer Antarctic Naturalist

  title={James Eights: a Pioneer Antarctic Naturalist},
  • Published 1938
  • Nature
DR. W. T. CALMAN has done worthy service to the memory of an American naturalist of the early nineteenth century in his presidential address to the Linnean Society (Proc. Linn. Soc., 149, 171; 1937). The accuracy of the descriptions and drawings made by James Eights, his discovery of a ten-legged pycnogon (Decolopoda), in which no one believed until the rediscovery of the species by the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition almost seventy years later, his discovery of a new seal and a new… Expand