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date: 22 October 2019

Macleay, Alexanderlocked

  • G. S. Boulger
  • , revised by Brian H. Fletcher


Macleay, Alexander (1767–1848), entomologist and civil servant in Australia, was born in Ross-shire, Scotland, on 24 June 1767, the son of William Macleay, provost of Wick and deputy lieutenant of Caithness. He received a good education but where is not known. In 1788 he moved to ...

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