- Say, Thomas
▪ American naturalistborn June 27, 1787, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.died Oct. 10, 1834, New Harmony, Ind.naturalist often considered to be the founder of descriptive entomology in the United States. His work, which was almost entirely taxonomic, was quickly recognized by European zoologists.Say accompanied various expeditions to North American territories, including an exploration of the Rocky Mountains led by Stephen Long in 1820. He served as curator of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia (1821–27), and was professor of natural history at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (1822–28). He was invited to join the experimental ideal community at New Harmony, Ind., in 1826. Although the community was disbanded in 1827, Say remained in the town, which grew as a cultural centre.Volumes of Say's American Entomology, on which he began work in 1817, were published in 1824, 1825, and 1828. His American Conchology, 6 vol. (1830–34), was illustrated by Charles A. Le Sueur, a colleague in the New Harmony experiment. Collections of Say's extensive writings in entomology, conchology, and paleontology were published after his death.
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