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Biographical entry Spalding, Edward

Occupation
Entomologist and Taxidermist

Summary

Edward Spalding collected insects in northern Queensland during several expeditions there in the late 1800s. He was later employed as a taxidermist at the Queensland Museum.

Details

Events

1867
Career position - Collected insects for Dr Ramsay at Rockingham Bay in Queensland (one month)
1874
Career position - Collecting expedition to the Endeavour River in north Queensland for Sir W. Macleay (six months)
1875
Career position - Entomologist on the Chevert expedition (five months)
1875
Career position - Collecting expedition to Townsville and other parts of northern Queensland (three months)
1880 - 1894
Career position - Taxidermist at the Queensland Museum

Published resources

Books

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

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.