Systema Naturae. Published in 1735, the book is the first attempt to describe his classification system. This author’s edition is the first 11 pages of what became 3,000 by the time of Linnaeus’s death.
Check out the two-day exhibit, which also includes eight animal and plant specimens named by or for Linnaeus, this Tuesday and Wednesday, November 13-14. On Tuesday, scientists and historian speak on "
Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy" in an all-day symposium at the Natural History museum.
, by Carolus Linnaeus published in 1735. Courtesy of the Embassy of Sweden.)