LIST OF DONATIONS TO THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM DURING JANUARY AND FEBRU- ARY, 1866.
A WATER-RAT (Hydromys chrysogaster), a parrot (Platycercus flaviventris), a kingfisher (Alzyoni azurea), a petaurus (Petaurista taguanvides), 2 freshwater fishes, Galaxias trustaceus), 2 ditto ditto (Galaxias maculatus), 4 ditto -ditto (Argentina), from Tas-
mania. Presented by Dr. James C. Cox.
Skeleton of a tiger. By Mr. William Beaumont. Shells from Marrubra Bay. By Mr. Frost.st.
Reptiles, fishes, mollusca, and crustacea, from the South Sea Islands. By Mr. J. A . Buttrey.
A young phalangista. By Mr. J. D. Stewart.
A fish (Cheironectes), from the Hunter River. By Mr. William
2 native cats (Dasyurus viverrinus). By Mr. John H. Sey-
Three species of fishes. By Mr. William Underwood.
A collection of weapons and antiquities of the Middle Age, Roman coins, &c., collected in England. By Mr. George Thorn-
A collection of coins. By Mr. Henry Cape.
A piece of iron conglomerate. By Mr. F. S. E. Holt. A land-crab (Birgus latro). By Mr. D. C. Dalgleish.
A large shell (Dolium), from Port Jackson, and a collection of fishes, land and freshwater shells, from the South Sea Islands. By Mr. Archibald Boyd.
A snake (Hoplocephalus). By Mr. William Gorman.
A pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus). By Mr. James D. Cox.
A shovel-nosed shark. By Mr. Edward Byers. An annelid. By Mr. James Alderdice.
3 silver coins. By Mr. William Pattison.
7 New Zealand insects, and 5 ditto, from Burwood. By Mr.
A diamond snake (Morelia spilotes). By Mr. Jose G. Hay.
A crested pheasant, and a musk duck (Biziura lobata), from
the Council of the Acclimatisation Society.
A fish, from the Brunswick River. By Captain Archdeacon.
A pigeon, a parrot, and a partridge. From the Botanic
Copper ore, fron Queensland. By Mr. Donald M'Donald.
A fish, allied to the genus Esox. By Mr. W. C. Windeyer.
A fish (Balisica). By Mr. William Peacock.
A black snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus). By Mr. Paul Coffey.
11 copper coins. By Mrs. Bailiff.
A lialis (Lialis punctulata), and four Australian field mice (Mus Novae Hollandiae). By Mr. James Seymour.
A live Brown snake (Diemenia superciliosa). By Mr. H. M. Burton Bradley.
A native bear (Phascolarctos cinereus). By Mrs. Stuart.
A lizard (Cyclodus gigas), and a bat (Scotophilus moria). By Mr. William Macleay, M.L.A., F.L.S.
A wood duck (Chlamydochen jubata). By Mr. J. R. Yorke.
A collection of land and fresh water shells, from the South Sea Islands, and a cat-fish (Silurus). By Mr. Arch Boyd.
A snake (Morelia spilotes). By Mr. Edward S. Hill. A new Zealand star-fish. By Miss Priscilla Nelson.
A banded vermicella (Yermicella annulata), By Mr. F.
A collection of mammals, birds, reptiles, and fishes, from the South Sea Islands. By Mr. John Buttrey.
A collection of reptiles, fishes, coleopterous and lepidopterous insects. By Miss Harriet Scott.