Biographical Dictionary of British Coleopterists

Michael Darby

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Introduction

Abbreviations and bibliography

ANMT: Annals and Magazine of Natural History.

ATTY, D.B. 1983. Coleoptera of Gloucestershire. Cheltenham: privately published by author.

BENHS: British Entomological and Natural History Society.

BMNH: British Museum (Natural History) (Note: now the Natural History Museum).

CHALMERS-HUNT, J.M. 1976. Natural History Auctions 1700-1972, A Register of Sales in the British Isles. Sotheby Parke Benet.

CHAMPION, G.C., McLACHLAN, R. & SHARP, D. 1893. Catalogue of the Library of the Entomological Society of London. London.

CHAMPION, G.C., BlLANDFORD, W.F.H. & McLACHLAN, R. 1900. Supplementary Catalogue of the Library of the Entomological Society of London. London.

DAVIS, P. & BREWER, C. 1986. A Catalogue of Natural Science Collections in North-East England with Biographical Notes on the Collectors. The Hancock Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne and North of England Museums Service.

DNB: Dictionary of National Biography.

Dt. Ent. Ztschr.: Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, Berlin.

DUFF, A. 1993. Beetles of Somerset. Taunton: Somerset Archaeological & Natural History Society.

EMM: Entomologistís Monthly Magazine.

Ent.: The Entomologist

Ent. Annual: The Entomologistís Annual

Ent. Rdsch.: Entomologische Rundschau, Stuttgart.

ER: Entomologist's Record.

ERJV: Entomologistís Record and Journal of Variation.

ESL: Entomological Society of London.

FBI: Fauna of British India.

GILBERT, P. 1977. A compendium of the Biographical Literature on Deceased Entomologists. British Museum (Natural History), London.

HAGEN, H.A. 1862. Bibliotheca Entomologica. Die Litteratur uber das ganze gebiet der Entomologie bis zum jahre 1862. Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig.

HANCOCK, E.G. & PETTIT, C.W. 1981. Register of Natural Science Collections in North West England. Manchester Museum.

HARVEY, J.M.V., GILBERT, P. & MARTIN, K.S. 1996. A Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Entomology Library of the Natural History Museum, London. Mansell.

HDO: Hope Department, University Museum, Oxford.

HORN, W. & KAHLE, I. 1935-37. Uber entomologische Sammlungen, Entomologen und Entomo-Museologie In: Entomologische Beihefte aus Berlin-Dahlem, 2-4, December 1935, October 1936 and August 1937.

HORN, W. & SCHENKLING, S. 1962. Index Litteraturae Entomologicae. Series II. 4 vols. Deutsche Akademie der Landwirtschaftswissenschaften.

LISNEY, A. 1960. A Bibliography of the British Lepidoptera 1608-1799. Chiswick Press, London, 1960.

LSL: Linnean Society of London.

NISSEN, C. 1969. Die Zoologische Buchillustration.

MD: Michael Darby.

MUSGRAVE 1932. Bibliography of Australian Entomology 1775-1930.

NEAVE, S.A. & GRIFFIN, F.J. 1933. The History of the Entomological Society of London, 1833-1933, London.

NHM: Natural History Museum, London. (Note: formerly known as the British Museum (Natural History)).

NISSEN, C. 1969. Die Zoologische Buchillustration.

NMW: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.

Phil.Trans.: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.

RESL: Royal Entomological Society of London (Note: also used for the Society before it received its Royal warrant).

RGS: Royal Geographical Society.

RILEY, N.D. 1964. The Department of Entomology of the British Museum (Natural History) 1904-1964, A Brief Historical Sketch. The XIIth International Congress of Entomology, London.

RSM: Royal Scottish Museum.

RYAN, J.G., OíCONNOR, J.P. & BEIRNE, B.P. 1984. A Bibliography of Irish Entomology. Fly Leaf Press, Dublin.

SALMON, M.A. 2000. The Aurelian Lagacy. British Butterflies and Their Collectors. Harley Books.

SHARPE, W.E. 1908. The Coleoptera of Lancashire and Cheshire.

SHERBORN, C.D. 1940. Where is the Ė Collection? Cambridge University Press.

SLENHS: South London Entomological and Natural History Society.

SMITH, A.Z. 1996. A History of the Hope Entomological Collections in the University Museum, Oxford with lists of Archives and Collections. Clarendon Press, Oxford.

STEPHENS, J.F. 1828-1831 Illustrations of British Entomology, Mandibulata. vols 1-4. Baldwin and Cradock, London.

UNDERWOOD, R. 1996. The Raven Entomological and Natural History Society. Fifty Years 1946 - 1996. Raven Entomological and Natural History Society.

Last updated: 25 February 2004