Ref NoMS/257
TitleNotice of the larvae of Diptera - William Sharp MacLeay
AdminHistoryWilliam Sharp MacLeay, eldest son of Alexander MacLeay, was a scholar and naturalist, born on 21 July 1792 in London and died in Sydney on 26 January 1865. In 1818 he became secretary to the board for liquidating British claims in France on the peace of 1815; commissary judge in Havana, 1830-1837; went to New South Wales, 1839, where he enlarged his father's entomological collection. His chief work was Horae Entomologicae, propounding the circular or quintary system of classification.
DescriptionRough excerpt from the draft for MacLeay's "Notice of larvae of Diptera" published in the Philosophical Magazine, vol 2, 1827, p178-9.
Date1827
LevelItem
Extent1 item
LanguageEnglish
Creator NameM'Leay, William Sharp (1792-1865) [also spelt McLeay or M'Leay]
Access_StatusOpen
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