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William R. Horsfall

William Robert Horsfall was an American entomologist who was a professor of medical entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a specialist on mosquitoes particularly in the genus Aedes. Horsfall was born in Mountain Grove, ...

Dwight Isely

Dwight Isely was an American entomologist who worked on pest management, especially in cotton, and served as a professor of entomology at the University of Arkansas. He is considered a pioneer of what was later termed as Integrated Pest Managemen ...

Kumar Krishna

Kumar Krishna was an American entomologist of Indian origin. He was an expert on the termites and published the definitive systematic treatment of the termites of the world in a seven volume Treatise on the Isoptera of the world in 2013 written w ...

Robert Lamar Rabb

Robert Lamar Rabb was an American entomologist and a professor at North Carolina State University. He worked mainly on pest management and applied ecology of insects. Rabb was born in Lenoir where he was introduced to the wilderness by his timber ...

William S. Romoser

William Sherburne Romoser is an American entomologist. He is an emeritus professor of Arbovirology and Medical Entomology at the Ohio University.

Reece Sailer

Reece Ivan Sailer was an American entomologist who specialized in classical biological control and the systematics of the bugs in the family Pentatomidae. Sailer was born in Roseville, Illinois where he went to school before going to Western Illi ...

William J. Bell (entomologist)

William J. Bell was an American entomologist, a pioneer of chemical ecology, and professor at the University of Kansas. Bell was born in Boston, Massachusetts to William and May Bell. He was interested in science and received an undergraduate fel ...

Edward Albert Butler

Edward Albert Butler was a British entomologist who specialized in the life histories of the Hemiptera. He was also a popularizer of entomology and was the author of several books. Born in Alton, Hants, he became interested at a young age in natu ...

Frank Milburn Howlett

Frank Milburn Howlett was an entomologist who served as a Second Imperial Entomologist and Imperial Pathological Entomologist in India. He specialized in insects and parasitic ticks of medical and veterinary importance. Howlett was born in Wymond ...

Jan Roubal

Jan Roubal was a pioneer Czech entomologist who specialized in the systematics of beetles, especially the Staphylinidae, and is best known for his three-volume Catalogue of Coleoptera in Slovakia and sub-Carpathian Ruthenia, published from 1930 t ...

Hendrik Coenraad Blote

Hendrik Coenraad Blote was an entomologist, malacologist and crustaceologist. As an entomological authority he is cited as Blote.

George Blundell Longstaff

George Blundell Longstaff was a British civil activist who worked for the London Borough of Wandsworth, amateur entomologist and writer. George was the second son of George Dixon Longstaff, a physician in Wandsworth, and Maria Blundell. He was ed ...

Martin Ephraim Mosely

Martin Ephraim Mosely was an English entomologist who specialized in the systematics of caddisflies. His interest in freshwater insects was first triggered by his interest in fishing. He was also a well-known angler and fly-fisherman and contribu ...

Reginald Frederick Chapman

Reginald Frederick Chapman was an English entomologist who later worked at the University of Arizona. He wrote a landmark textbook on the anatomy and physiology of insects, The Insects- Structure and Function, several editions of which have been ...

Carlos Bruch

Franz Karl Bruch or Carlos Bruch was a German-born Argentinian entomologist and archaelogical collector. He worked at the La Plata Museum.

Enrique Lynch Arribalzaga

Enrique Lynch Arribalzaga was an Argentinian zoologist, political activist, administrator, and writer. Along with his brother Felix Benito Lynch, he contributed to the knowledge of the insects of Argentina which he documented in the first Argenti ...

Henry Dupont

Richard Henry Puech Dupont or Henry Dupont was a French naturalist and a collector and trader in specimens of beetles and birds. He was the younger brother of the naturalist Leonard Dupont and many references in old French works merely mention Mo ...

Johann Georg Haag-Rutenberg

Johann Georg Haag-Rutenberg was a German entomologist, lawyer and farmer, who was also an authority on the Coleoptera. His acronym is Haag. His Coleoptera collections are kept at the following places - Meloidae 1880 at Mus. Hist. Nat. Belg. Bruss ...

Sebastian Endrody-Younga

Sebastian Endrody-Younga was a Hungarian-born entomologist who specialized in the beetles particularly of the African region, working for many years in the Transvaal Museum. Endrody-Younga was the son of the Hungarian entomologist Sebo Endrodi. H ...

K. Kunhikannan

K. Kunhikannan was a pioneer agricultural entomologist and the first Indian to serve as an entomologist in the state of Mysore. Aside from entomology related publications, he wrote two books The West and A Civilisation at Bay. He was a friend and ...

M.O.T. Iyengar

Mandayam Osuri Tirunarayana Iyengar was an Indian medical entomologist who worked on management of filaria and malaria vectors. He was employed as an entomologist in the Department of Malaria Research, Bengal. The mermithid parasite Romanomermis ...

Eugenio Truqui

Eugenio Truqui, also Eugen Truqui was an Italian entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera. His insect collections from Brazil, Mexico, Syria and Cyprus are held by Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino.

Edward Sealy

Edward Percy Sealy, also referred to as Edwin Sealy, was a New Zealand surveyor, photographer, explorer, farmer, and entomologist. Born into a wealthy English family, Edward and his elder brother Henry received a good education but were orphaned ...

Aleksei Zachvatkin

Aleksei Alekseevich Zachvatkin was a Russian entomologist and acarologist who worked on leafhoppers and mites. Aleksei was born in a Russian noble family in Ekaterinburg and grew up in Montreux, Switzerland, educated by private tutors. The family ...

Felix Amerasinghe

Felix Prashantha Amerasinghe was a Sri Lankan entomologist who studied arthropods of medical importance including ticks and mosquitoes and their role in the spread of diseases such as malaria, dengue, Japanese encephalitis, and lyme. Amerasinghe ...

Thure Palm

Thure Wilhelm Palm was a Swedish entomologist who worked mainly on beetles. He made large collections of Scandinavian insects which are now in the University of Lund and described numerous species, particularly those of importance to forestry. Pa ...

Lee Berger (biologist)

Lee Berger, is an Australian biologist and veterinarian, who discovered during her Ph.D that the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis was responsible for the decline and extinction of hundreds of amphibian species.

Albert G. Wetherby

Albert Gallatin Wetherby was an American malacologist and mineralogist. He was from 1870 Professor of Natural History at Cincinnati University. Later he became a businessman

Walter Narchi

Walter Narchi was a Brazilian marine biologist. He mainly researched the anatomy of bivalvia and from 1960 to 2004 wrote over 60 papers, some with original descriptions of new species of this class.

Carl Jonas Pfeiffer

Carl Jonas Pfeiffer was a German malacologist and a banker in Kassel.He was the uncle of the malacologist Louis Pfeiffer. Note. Also as Carl - the malacologist Carl Pfeiffers of Germany need clarification as to who wrote which papers.There is als ...

Barbara Hibbs Blake

Barbara Jo Hibbs was born in Roseburg, Oregon, the daughter of Gordon Reid Hibbs and Marybelle Hauskins Hibbs later Ramsby. Her mother was a nurse. She graduated from Portland State University in 1959, and completed doctoral studies at Yale Unive ...

F.E.L. Beal

Foster Ellenborough Lascelles Beal was an American pioneer of economic ornithology. Beal was born in South Groton, Massachusetts the son of J. Foster Beal, a school teacher, railroad foreman, and farmer. His father died of tuberculosis when he wa ...

Edwin Richard Kalmbach

Edwin Richard Kalmbach was an American ecologist who worked on applied entomology and ornithology and was involved in examining the value of birds to agriculture. He was also an artist and illustrator. Kalmbach was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan ...

Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union Fellows

The Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union may elect somebody to the position of Fellow, the highest grade of membership, for service to the RAOU and to ornithology. Fellows of the RAOU are entitled to use the letters FRAOU after their name. The ...

Thomas McIlwraith (ornithologist)

Thomas McIlwraith was a Canadian ornithologist and businessman. The outdoor natural history organization McIlwraith Field Naturalists of London, Ontario was named in his honour in 1902. He was one of the founding members of the American Ornitholo ...

Walter Beick

Walter Beick was a Baltic-Russian ornithologist who explored and studied the birdlife of Tibet and Mongolia. He made large collections of specimens and several species have been described based on his collections and named after him. Beick was bo ...

Alfred Laubmann

Alfred Louis Laubmann was a German zoologist and ornithologist who worked as curator at the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology in Munich. He worked on avian systematics and was a proponent of extending the trinomial system of subspecies into a ...

Ernst Schuz

Ernst Paul Theodor Schuz was a German ornithologist and a curator at the natural history museum in Stuttgart. Schuz was born in Markgroningen where his namesake father was a pastor. His mother was Elise Weitbrecht. After schooling at the Charles ...

Hans Schildmacher

Hans Egon Wilhelm Schildmacher was a German zoologist who specialized in ornithology particularly on avian physiology and endocrinology. He served as a professor of zoology at the University of Greifswald. Hans was born in Magdeburg where his fat ...

Friedrich von Lucanus

Friedrich von Lucanus full name Friedrich Karl Hermann von Lucanus was a German professional soldier) ornithologist, ethologist and author of popular scientific animal books. Naturdenkmaler aus der deutschen Vogelwelt. H. Bermuhler, Berlin-Lichte ...

Edgardo Moltoni

Edgardo Moltoni was an Italian ornithologist who worked in the Natural History Museum at Milan. He worked at the museum collections for nearly fifty eight years and was the author of a four volume treatise on the birds of East Africa. Moltonis wa ...

Giovanni Pietro Olina

Giovanni Pietro Olina was an Italian naturalist, lawyer, and theologian who is best known for his writings on the capture and maintenance of songbirds in the rare work Uccelliera, overo, Discorso della natura, e proprieta di diversi uccelli which ...

Won Hong-gu

Won Hong-gu or Won Hong Koo was an ornithologist, professor and parliament member in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. He was the first to establish the names of local birds in the Korean language and to publish a major ornithological mon ...

Nikolai Alekseievich Gladkov

Nikolai Alekseievich Gladkov was a Soviet ornithologist born in Russia. He published a multi-volume work on the birds of the Soviet Union along with G P Dementiev and was a winner of the Stalin Prize of 1952. He served as the director of the Zool ...

Wladyslaw Rydzewski

Wladyslaw Rydzewski was a Polish professor of zoology who specialized in ornithology and founded the journal The Ring in 1954. Wladyslaw was born in Krakow, the son of geologist Bronislaw Rydzewski and Maria. After studying at the Warsaw Gymnasiu ...

Alfred Schifferli

Alfred Schifferli was a Swiss ornithologist who established bird ringing in Switzerland at the Schweizerische Vogelwarte Sempach and published the first breeding bird atlas of Switzerland in 1980. He also founded the Swiss League for the Protecti ...

Alexander Kistiakowsky

Alexander Bodgdanovich Kistiakowsky was a Ukrainian ornithologist and a specialist on birdlice. He was a brother of George Kistiakowsky. His contributions to ornithology included ideas on navigation by migrating birds, the mechanics of bird fligh ...

Dvinosauria

Dvinosaurs are one of several new clades of Temnospondyl amphibians named in the phylogenetic review of the group by Yates and Warren 2000. They represent a group of primitive semi-aquatic to completely aquatic amphibians, and are known from the ...

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