Extract Book 6

Scope and Content

Notes on the Linnaean classification of animals working through each of the six different classes (mammalia, aves, amphibia, pisces, insecta, vermes) in order with descriptions of each of their characteristics and the characteristics of the different orders within this. There also descriptions of some specific species with reference to their habitat, features, and breeding habits. These notes are completed on folio 218 and folios 219-264 contain additional notes on the same subject.