John Mc CLELLAND

Classe di Scienze fisiche, matematiche e naturali
Medico e naturalista

Socio corrispondente dal 13/12/1846
Nato a Inghilterra il 1805
Deceduto il 1875

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British Assistant Surgeon who worked for the East India Company. He had interests in geology and biology. He was a member of the delegation sent to investigate the nature of the tea plant with Nathaniel Wallich and William Griffith.

He also served as an interim superintendent of the Calcutta Botanical Garden from 1846 to 1847. He wrote about birds in Some Inquiries in the Province of Kemaon and is commemorated in the name of the Mountain Bulbul Hypsipetes mcclellandii. The Rufous-vented Laughingthrush was earlier known as MaClelland's Laughingthrush. 

 

Pubblicazioni consultabili on-line

Some inquiries in the province of Kemaon: relative to geology, and other branches of natural sciences, Calcutta, 1835

Calcutta journal of natural history, vol. 5 (con W. Griffith), Calcutta, 1845

Posthumous Papers Bequeathed to the Honorable the East India Company (con W. Griffith), Calcutta, 1847

Sketch of the medical topography, or, climate and soils, of Bengal and the N.W. provinces, London, 1859

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