Thomas Say

Thomas Say (June 6, 1787 – October 10, 1834), U.S. naturalist.

Thomas Say

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  • Say, T. 1823. Descriptions of Coleopterous Insects collected in the late expedition to the Rocky Mountains performed by order of Mr. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under command of Major Long. (Continued.) Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 3(1): 298–331. BHL
  • Say, T. 1823. Descriptions of insects of the families of Carabici and Hydrocanthari of Latreille, inhabiting North America. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society n.s. 2: 1–109.
  • Say, T.. [Taxonomical footnotes]. In James, E.P. 1823. Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the years 1819 and '20 : by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, sec'y of war: under the command of Major Stephen H. Long. From the notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and other gentlemen of the exploring party. H.C. Carey & I Lea. Philadelphia. 2: 1–442; i–xcviii. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.61116 Reference page

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  • Say, T. 1828. American entomology, or descriptions of the insects of North America. Vol. III. Philadelphia Museum. BHL Reference page

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  • Say, T. 1831. Descriptions of North American Curculionides and an arrangement of some of our known species agreeably to the method of Schoenherr. Pp. 1-30. New Harmony, Indiana. [Reprinted in Leconte, J.L. (ed.) 1891: The complete writings of Thomas Say on the entomology of North America, 1: 259-299, with the original pagination indicated in the text in square brackets. BHL.] Reference page
  • Say, T. 1831. Descriptions of new species of North American insects, found in Louisiana by Joseph Barabino. Pp. 1-19. New Harmony, Indiana. HathiTrust Reference page
  • Say, T. 1831: [untitled continuation of Say, 1830. Descriptions of new species of North American insects, and observations on some already described.], pp. 42–49. New Harmony (Indiana): T. Say.

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  • Say, T. 1832: [untitled continuation of Say, 1830. Descriptions of new species of North American insects, and observations on some already described.], pp. 50–57. New Harmony (Indiana): T. Say.

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  • Say, T. 1833: [untitled continuation of Say, 1830. Descriptions of new species of North American insects, and observations on some already described.], pp. 58–73. New Harmony (Indiana): T. Say.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Binney, W. G. 1858. The complete writings of Thomas Say, on the conchology of the United States. New York, H. Baillière. URL full work
  • LeConte, J.L. & Ord, G. 1859. The complete writings of Thomas Say on the entomology of North America. Vol. 1. New York: Baillière brothers. xxiv + 412 pp. Internet Archive BHL
Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Name(s):
Coluber septemvittatus Say, 1825
Name(s):
Pamera Say, 1831 (name suppressed)
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Lygaeus leucopterus Say, 1832 (currently accepted as Blissus leucopterus (Say, 1832))
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Unio plicata Say, 1817
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Doniax variabilis Say, 1822
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Calyptraea striata Say, 1826 (currently accepted as Crucibulum striatum (Say, 1826))
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Paludina porata Say, 1821 (currently synonym of Amnicola limosus (Say, 1817))
Paludina limosa Say, 1817 (currently accepted as Amnicola limosus (Say, 1817))
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Gammarus fasciatus Say, 1818
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Saperda inornata Say, 1824, and AMNH-147 as lectotype of this name.
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Corixia mercenaria Say, 1832 (currently accepted as Corisella mercenaria (Say, 1832)), type species of Corisella Lundblad, 1928
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Gryphaea corrugata Say, 1823 (name suppressed)
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Unio alatus Say, 1817 (currently accepted as Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817))
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Buthus vittatus Say, 1821 (currently accepted as Centruroides vittatus (Say, 1821))
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Polygyra Say, 1818
Polygyra septemvolva Say, 1818
Helix thyroidus Say, 1817 (currently accepted as Mesodon thyroidus (Say, 1817))
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Halictus purus Say, 1837 (currently accepted as Augochlora pura ( Say, 1837))
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Buprestis germinatus Say, 1823
Buprestis gibbicolis Say, 1823
Buprestis cyanipes Say, 1823
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Diastylis Say, 1818
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Staphylinus iracundus Say, 1830 (currently synonym of Quedius fulgidus fulgidus (Fabricius, 1792))
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Unio ochraceus Say, 1817 (currently accepted as Leptodea ochracea (Say, 1817))
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Buprestis sexsignata Say, 1839 (currently accepted as Chrysobothris sexsignata (Say, 1817))
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