Thomas PennantPennant, Thomas (1726-1798).
British. Naturalist, best known for his
works on zoology. Correspondent of
Linnaeus. sends Linnaeus his descriptions of the following new birds:
Loxia with a grey head and body
Loxia with the head black on both sides
Pennant also sends Linnaeus some observations:
Systema naturae, 12th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
naturae, 12th edition (Stockholm
1766-1768). Soulsby no. 62. , 240: Tantalus loculator is Pelecanus onocrotalus.
Tetrao urogallus, Lagopus vulgaris and Tetrao, i.e., Grouse, are commented on.
At last Pennant has found a way to send Linnaeus a small parcel containing his Synopsis of quadrupedsPennant, Thomas Synopsis of
quadrupeds (Chester, 1771). , the third volume of his The British zoologyPennant, Thomas The British
zoology, 4 vols. (London,
1766-1777). concerning the reptiles and fish, etc. The parcel has been sent by the British royal messenger. Pennant asks Linnaeus to inquire for the parcel at the British ambassador John GoodrickGoodrick, John British.
British ambassador to Sweden. . Pennant looks forward to receiving Johan Otto HagströmísHagström, Johan Otto
(1716-1792). Swedish. Physician and
naturalist. Linnaeusís student. Linnaeus
wrote the introduction to his Pan
apum (1768), on bee-pollinated
flowers. He was one of the tutors of
Carl Linnaeus the Younger. Correspondent
of Linnaeus. description of Lapland [Jemtlands oeconomiska beskrifning eller känningHagström, Johan Otto
Jemtlands oeconomiska beskrifning
eller känning, i akt tagen på
en resa om sommaren 1749 (Stockholm,
1751). ]. Pennant wants Linnaeus to send the description to John Goodrick immediately and to direct it: For Mr Pennant at Sir Stanier Portenís in London.