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Biographical entry Sloane, Thomas Gibson (1858 - 1932)

Born
20 April 1858
St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Died
20 October 1932
Young, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Entomologist and Pastoralist

Summary

Thomas Gibson Sloane, the owner-manager of a stud merino flock at Moorilla, was influenced by W. Macleay and became seriously interested in natural history. He published widely and described about 600 new species of insect, mostly Carabidae.

Archival resources

Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO

  • Thomas Gibson Sloane - Records, 1880 - 1932; Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO. Details

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Linnean Society of New South Wales - Records, 1826 - 1970, ML MSS 2009; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Musgrave, A., Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., Sydney, 1932, 380 pp. Details

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.