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Lucas, Thomas Pennington (1843 - 1917)

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Entomologist and Physician
Born: 13 April 1843  Dunbar, Scotland.  Died: 15 November 1917.
Thomas Pennington Lucas was a medical practitioner with a keen interest in nature. He built up an impressive collection of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), which is now held by the South Australian Museum, and wrote widely in the field.

Career Highlights

1876 - c. 1886Migrated to Australia (Melbourne) and set up a medical practice
1881Member of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
c. 1886 - Moved to Brisbane and continued his medical and entomological work
1914Sacred Songs and Nature Pieces book of poetry published in Brisbane (Edwards, Dunlop & Co.)


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 10 October 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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