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The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Bridge, Thomas William (1848–1909), zoologist

F. W. Gamble.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 461 words.

Bridge, Thomas William (1848–1909), zoologist, was born at 4 Easy Row, Birmingham, on 5 November 1848, the eldest son of Thomas Bridge, a boot- and shoemaker, and Lucy, daughter of Thomas...

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Darwin, Sir Francis (1848–1925), botanist

Thomas Junker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany. 1296 words.

Darwin, Sir Francis (1848–1925), botanist, was born on 16 August 1848 at Downe, Kent, the seventh of the ten children of Charles Robert Darwin (1809–1882), the naturalist, and his wife,...

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Dobson, George Edward (1848–1895), zoologist

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 536 words.

Dobson, George Edward (1848–1895), zoologist, was born on 4 September 1848 at Edgeworthstown, co. Longford, the son of Parke Dobson of Killinagh in co. Westmeath. He was educated at the...

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Saunders, Edward (1848–1910), entomologist

Yolanda Foote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology. 762 words.

Saunders, Edward (1848–1910), entomologist, was born on 22 March 1848 at East Hill, Wandsworth, the youngest of seven children (four sons and three daughters) of the entomologist William...

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de Vries, Hugo Marie (1848–1935)

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 86 words.

(1848–1935)

Dutch botanist, who became professor of botany at Amsterdam in 1878. He was the first

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Taylor, Thomas (1786–1848), botanist and physician

D. J. Galloway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Botany. 497 words.

Taylor, Thomas (1786–1848), botanist and physician, was born on 10 May 1786 in a boat on the Ganges River in India, the eldest in the family of at least six children of Joseph Irwin Taylor...

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Grigor, James (c. 1811–1848), nurseryman and botanist

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Botany. 142 words.

Grigor, James (c. 1811–1848), nurseryman and botanist, lived and worked in Old Lakenham, Norwich, Norfolk. He was the author of the Eastern Arboretum, or, Register of Remarkable Trees,...

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Romanes, George John [pseuds. Physicus, Metaphysicus] (1848–1894), evolutionary biologist

Roger Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Education; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 2846 words.

Romanes, George John [pseuds. Physicus, Metaphysicus] (1848–1894), evolutionary biologist, was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on 20 May 1848, the third son of the Revd George Romanes...

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Macleay, Alexander (1767–1848), entomologist and civil servant in Australia

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1183 words.

Macleay, Alexander (1767–1848), entomologist and civil servant in Australia, was born in Ross-shire, Scotland, on 24 June 1767, the son of William Macleay, provost of Wick and deputy...

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Leichhardt, (Friedrich Wilhelm) Ludwig (1813–1848?), natural scientist and explorer in Australia

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Geology and the Lithosphere; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 846 words.

Leichhardt, (Friedrich Wilhelm) Ludwig (1813–1848?), natural scientist and explorer in Australia, was born on 23 October 1813 at Trebatsch, near Beeskow, then in Saxony but after 1845 in...

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Contrasting Genetic Structure and Diversity of Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1848) Along the Chilean Coast: Stock Identification for Fishery Management

Claudio González-Wevar, Pilar Salinas, Mathias Hüne, Nicolás Segovia, Luis Vargas-Chacoff, Esteban Oda and Elie Poulin.

in Journal of Heredity

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 6609 words.

Galaxias maculatus (Pisces: Galaxiidae) commonly known as “puye” has a disjunct distribution along the Southern Hemisphere including landlocked and migratory populations at...

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NEW SPECIES OF THAIS (NEOGASTROPODA, MURICIDAE) FROM SINGAPORE, WITH A RE-DESCRIPTION OF THAIS JAVANICA (PHILIPPI, 1848)

K.S. TAN and J.B. SIGURDSSON.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The intertimdal gastropod Thais malayensis n.sp. (Neogastropoda, Muncidae) is described from Singapore and peninsular Malaysia. Although a common species, it may have been previously...

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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE MATURE SPERMATOZOA OF BULINUS AFRICANUS (KRAUSS, 1848) AND B. GLOBOSUS (MORELET, 1866) (GASTROPODA: PLANORBIDAE)

C.C. APPLETON and THERESE D. BRACKENBURY.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The morphology of the mature spermatozoa of the closely-related freshwater pulmonates, Bulinus africanus and Bulinus globosus, was examined using scanning and transmission electron...

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Patella natalensis Krauss, 1848: re-description of an unrecognized limpet from the east coast of South Africa

Tyrone M. Ridgway, George M. Branch and Barbara A. Stewart.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

February 1999; p ublished online February 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

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PREDATOR AVOIDANCE IN BULINUS GLOBOSUS (MORELET, 1866) AND B. TROPICUS (KRAUSS, 1848) (GASTROPODA: PLANORBIDAE) EXPOSED TO PREDATORY AND NON‐PREDATORY FISH

PAUL MAKONI, MOSES J. CHIMBARI and HENRY MADSEN.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The cichlid fish, Sargochromis codringtonii, has been suggested for biological control of freshwater snails, especially those serving as intermediate hosts for schistosomes. This study...

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Cryptic divergence and revised species taxonomy within the Great Basin pocket mouse, Perognathus parvus (Peale, 1848), species group

Brett R. Riddle, Tereza Jezkova, Mallory E. Eckstut, Viktória Oláh-Hemmings and Leslie N. Carraway.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 12922 words.

The Great Basin pocket mouse, Perognathus parvus, inhabits temperate shrub-steppe and arid grassland biomes throughout the Columbia Plateau, Great Basin, and adjacent regions of western...

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Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823–1913)

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 75 words.

(1823–1913)

British naturalist, who in 1848 went on an expedition to the Amazon, and in 1854 travelled

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Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823–1913)

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 80 words.

who in 1848 went on an expedition to the Amazon, and in 1854 travelled to the Malay Archipelago. There he noticed the differences between the animals of Asia and Australasia and devised ...

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Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823–1913)

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 80 words.

who in 1848 went on an expedition to the Amazon, and in 1854 travelled to the Malay Archipelago. There he noticed the differences between the animals of Asia and Australasia and devised ...

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Bates, Henry Walter (1825–92)

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 94 words.

(1825–92) An English naturalist

who, in 1848, accompanied A. R. *Wallace on an exploration of the

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