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Encyclopedia > Coenraad Jacob Temminck

Coenraad Jacob Temminck (March 31, 1778 - January 30, 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat and zoologist. March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining, as the final day of March. ... 1778 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... Zoology (Greek zoon = animal and logos = word) is the biological discipline which involves the study of animals. ...


Temminck was the first director of the National Natural History Museum at Leiden from 1820 until his death. His Manuel d'ornithologie, ou Tableau systematique des oiseaux qui se trouvent en Europe (1815) was the standard work on European birds for many years. He inherited a large collection of bird specimens from his father, who was treasurer of the Dutch East India Company. Leiden (in English also, but now rarely, Leyden) is a city and municipality in South Holland, The Netherlands. ... World map showing location of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Dutch colonial possessions, with the Dutch East India Company possessions marked in a paler green, surrounding the Indian Ocean plus Saint Helena in the mid-Atlantic. ...


Temminck was also the author of Histoire naturelle générale des Pigeons et des Gallinacées (1813-1817), Nouveau Recueil de Planches coloriées d'Oiseaux (1820-1839), and contributed to the mammalian sections of Philipp Franz von Siebold's Fauna japonica (1844-1850). Title page of Flora Japonica Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (February 17, 1796 in Würzburg - October 18, 1866 in Munich) was the first Westerner to teach medicine in Japan. ...


A number of birds and mammals were named for Temminck, including Temminck's Stint, Temminck's Courser, Temminck's Lark, Temminck's Cormorant, Temminck's Pangolin, Temminck's Babbler, Temminck's Tragopan, Temminck's Sunbird, Temminck's Seedeater and Temminck's Roller. Binomial name Calidris temminckii Leisler, 1812 The Temmincks Stint, Calidris temminckii, is a small wader. ... Binomial name Eremophila bilopha ( Temminck, 1823) The Temminck’s Lark or Temminck’s Horned Lark (Eremophila bilopha), breeds across much of north Africa, through northern Arabia to western Iraq. ... Binomial name Manis temminckii Smuts, 1832 The Temmincks Pangolin (Manis temminckii) is one of four species of pangolin which can be found in Africa and the only one in southern and eastern Africa. ...


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Coenraad Jacob Temminck Information (146 words)
Coenraad Jacob Temminck (March 31, 1778 - January 30, 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat and zoologist.
Temminck was the first director of the National Natural History Museum at Leiden from 1820 until his death.
Temminck was also the author of Histoire naturelle générale des Pigeons et des Gallinacées (1813-1817), Nouveau Recueil de Planches coloriées d'Oiseaux (1820-1839), and contributed to the mammalian sections of Philipp Franz von Siebold's Fauna japonica (1844-1850).
Flyghundar - anatomi - Naturhistoriska riksmuseet (640 words)
Coenraad Jacob Temminck föddes den 31 mars 1778 i Amsterdam.
Han hyste ett stort intresse för ornitologi och hans stora samling av fåglar i hemmet, gjorde att den unge Coenraad Jacob kom att fatta intresse och tycke för dessa djur.
Temmincks karriär var typisk för sin tid och övre samhällsklass, olika höga statliga tjänster utan större tidsödande arbetsinsats, samt enstaka kortare militära tjänstgöringar.
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