Thomas SAY - papers on Opiliones
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Died: October 10, 1834, New Harmony, IN
BIOGRAPHY: He was an American naturalist, entomologist, malacologist and carcinologist. He was a taxonomist and is often considered to be the founder of descriptive entomology in the United States. Say described over 1,000 new species of beetles and over 400 species of insects of other orders. No single individual before had discovered more new species than him.
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Say, Thomas, 1821. An account of the Arachnides of the United States. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 2(1): 59-82, plate 5, figs. 1, 7.
Say, T., 1891. An account of the Arachnids of the United States. Pp. 9-24 in: J. L. LeConte, ed., The complete writings of Thomas Say on the entomology of North America. Vol. 2. pp. 8-25, A. E. Foote Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Biographical sketch from Wikipedia.
John L. Le Conte, The Complete Writings of Thomas Say on the Entomology of North America, two volumes, Baillière Brothers, New York, 1859