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Lawrence Herbert Wells

Lawrence Herbert Wells, English-born South African anatomist, anthropologist and archaeologist (Handsworth, West Midlands, Birmingham 22 April 1908 – Durban 23 April 1980)


Suppression of spinous process of eleventh thoracic vertebra (1969)

Antelopes in the Pleistocene of Southern Africa. Zool. Afr. 1:115-20, 1965

A large extinct antelope skull from the “Younger Gravels” at Sydney on Vaal. S. Afr. J. Sci. 60:88-91, 1964

The end of an old song: the age of the Galley Hill skeleton. S. Afr. Archaeol. Bull. 18:183-4, 1963

Pleistocene faunas and the distribution of mammals in Southern Africa. Ann. Cape Prov. Mus. 2:37-40, 1962

A reconsiderations of some mandibular profiles. S. Afr. J. Sci. 54:55-8, 1958

With H.B.S. Cooke. Fossil Bovidae from the Lineworks Quarry, Makapansgat, Potgietersrust. Pal. Africana 4:1-55, 1957

Speculations on the palaeogeographic distribution of antelopes. S. Afr. J. Sci. 53:423-34, 1957

With H.B.S. Cooke. Fossil remains from Chelmer, near Bulawayo, S. Rhodesia: a further note. S. Afr. J. Sci. 52:49, 1955

Physical measurements of a Hottentot bushman hybrid. S. Afr. J. Sci. 49(9):283-4, 1953

Physical measurements of Northern Bushmen. Man 52:75-98, 1952

A large fossil Klipspringer from Potgietersrust. S. Afr. J. Sci. 47:167-8, 1951

With H.B.S. Cooke. The power collection of mammalian remains from the Vaal River deposits at Pniel. S. Afr. J. Sci. 42:224-35, 1946

With H.B.S. Cooke & B.D. Malan. The associated fauna and culture of the Vlakkraal Thermal Springs, O.F.S. Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Africa 29:203-33, 1942

The Bayville “Australoid” skeleton. S. Afr. J. Sci. 38:310-8, 1942

A fossil horse from Koffiefontein, O.F.S. Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Africa 28:301-6, 1941

The endocranial cast in recent and fossil hyraces (Procaviidae). S. Afr. J. Sci. 36:365-73, 1939

The status of Bushman as revealed by a study of endocranial casts. South Afr. J. Science 34:365-98, 1938

Ceramics in Southern Africa. Anais Fac. Cien. Porto 20(1):22-108, 1935

A fossilized human femur from East London, C.P. S. Afr. J. Sci. 32:596-00, 1935

A report on human skeletal remains from East London, C.P. S. Afr. J. Sci. 31:547-68, 1934

The foot of the South African native. Amer. J. Phys. Anthr. 15:185-289, 1931

Fossil Bushmen from the Zuurberg. S. Afr. J. Sci.  26:806-34, 1929


Wellsiana Vrba 1987 (Fossil Mammalia)