Abbreviations and bibliography

The following abbreviations and bibliography apply to the Biographical Dictionary of British Coleopterists, compiled by Michael Darby.

  • ACC: NHM: Ms Register of Accessions to the Collection of Coleoptera. 1870-1909.
  • AES: Amateur Entomologists Society.
  • Agassiz, (1931). History of Entomology.
  • AMNH: Annals and Magazine of Natural History
  • Ann.Scot.nat.Hist., Annals of Scottish Natural History (incorporated with the Scottish Naturalist from 1912)
  • Antenna: Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society
  • Arb. morph. taxon. Ent. Berl.: Arbeiten Uber Morphologische u. Taxonomische Entomologie. Berlin-Dahlem.
  • Arrow, J.G. (1917). Llamellicornia, 2, FBI
  • Atty, D.B. (1983). Coleoptera of Gloucestershire. D.B. Atty, Cheltenham
  • BENHS: British Entomological and Natural History Society
  • BMNH: British Museum (Natural History) (Note: now the Natural History Museum)
  • Bold, T. (1871-72) Catalogue of Northumberland and Durham Coleoptera
  • Brit. J. Ent. Nat. Hist.: British Journal of Entomology and Natural History
  • Bull. Ent. Res.: Bulletin of Entomological Research. London
  • Chalmers-Hunt,J.M. (1976). Natural History Auctions 1700-1972, A Register of Sales in the British Isles, Sotheby Parke Bernet
  • Champion,G.C., McLachlan,R and Sharp,D. (1893). Catalogue of the Library of the Entomological Society of London, London
  • Champion,G.C., Blandford,W.F.H., and McLachlan,R. (1900). Supplementary Catalogue of the Library of the Entomological Society of London, London
  • Cowley, J. (1948). A Directory of Amateur Entomologists
  • Davis, P. and Brewer, C. (1986). A Catalogue of Natural Science Collections in North-East England With Biographical Notes on the Collectors. North of England Museums Service.
  • Dawson, J.F. (1854). Geodephaga Britannica. A Monograph of the Carnivorous Ground Beetles indigenous to the British Isles. London, John Van Voorst
  • Day, F.H. (1909-1933). ‘The Coleoptera of Cumberland’, Trans. Carlisle Nat. Hist. Soc., 1, pp.122-50; 2, pp.201-56; 3, pp.70-108; 4, pp.135-36; 5, pp.117-125.
  • Denny, H. (1825). Monographia Pselaphidarum et Scydmaenidarum Britanniae. S.Wilkin, Norwich.
  • DNB: Dictionary of National Biography
  • Donovan, E. (1792-1813). The Natural History of British Insects.
  • Dt. Ent. Ztschr.: Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift. Berlin
  • Elliman (1902). ‘Coleoptera’, Victoria County History of Hertfordshire, 1, pp.83-110
  • EMM: The Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine
  • Ent: The Entomologist
  • Ent. Ann.: The Entomologist’s Annual
  • Ent. Jb.: Entomologisches Jahrbuch. Frankfurt am Main
  • Ent. Mag.: The Entomological Magazine
  • Ent. News: Entomological News
  • Ent. Rdsch.: Entomologische Rundschau. Stuttgart
  • ERJV: Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation
  • ESL: Entomological Society of London
  • Essex Nat.: Essex Naturalist
  • EWI: Entomologist’s Weekly Intelligencer
  • FBI: Fauna of British India
  • FLS: Fellow of the Linnean Society
  • Fowler, W.W. (1912). General Introduction and Cicindelidae and Paussidae. FBI
  • FRS: Fellow of the Royal Society
  • FZS: Fellow of the Zoological Society of London
  • Gilbert,P. (1977). A compendium of the Biographical Literature on Deceased Entomologists. British Museum (Natural History), London
  • Gimingham, (1955). ‘Notes on the list of Hertfordshire Coleoptera’. Transactions of Hertfordshire Natural History Society, 24, pp.136-145.
  • Hagen, H.A. (1862). Bibliotheca Entomologica. Die Litteratur uber das ganze gebiet der Entomologie bis zum jahre 1862. Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig
  • Hancock, E.G. and Pettit, C.W. (1981). Register of Natural Science Collections in North West England. Manchester Museum
  • Harvey, J.M.V., Gilbert, P., and 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. and 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. and Schenkling,S. (1962). Index Litteraturae Entomologicae, Series II, four vols, Deutsche Akademie der Landwirtschaftswissenschaften.
  • IN: The Irish Naturalist
  • INJ: The Irish Naturalists’ Journal
  • James, M.J. (1973). The New Aurelians. A Centenary History of the British Entomological and Natural History Society. British Entomological and Natural History Society
  • Johnson, C. (2004). British Coleoptera Collections in the Manchester Museum. The Coleopterist, 13(1), pp.5-21.
  • Johnson, W.F. and Halbert, J.N. (1902). A List of the Beetles of Ireland.
  • Latissimus: Newsletter of the Balfour-Browne Club
  • Lisney, A.A. (1960). A Bibliography of British Lepidoptera 1608-1799. The Chiswick Press, London
  • Lott, D. 2009. The Leicestershire Coleopterists: 200 years of beetle-hunting. Loughborough Naturalists' Club.
  • LSL: Linnean Society of London
  • Mackechnie-Jarvis, C. (1976). A History of the British Coleoptera. Proceedings of the British Entomological and Natural History Society, pp.91-112.
  • Marsham, T. (1802). Entomologia Britannica. Coleoptera.
  • MD: Michael Darby
  • Morley, C. (1899): The Coleoptera of Suffolk.
  • Murray, A. (1853): Catalogue of the Coleoptera of Scotland. William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London.
  • Musgrave, (1932): Bibliography of Australian Entomology 1775-1930.
  • Neave, S.A. and 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
  • NWN: North Western Naturalist. Arbroath
  • Pedersen, B. (ed.) 2002. A Guide to the Archives of the Royal Entomological Society. Ashgate Pub. Ltd.
  • Petites Nouv. Ent.: Petites Nouvelles Entomologiques, 1869-1879, Paris
  • 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., O’Connor, J.P., and Beirne, B.P. (1984). A Bibliography of Irish Entomology. Fly Leaf Press, Dublin.
  • Salmon, M.A. (2000). The Aurelian Legacy. British Butterflies and Their Collectors, Harley Books,
  • Scott.Nat.: The Scottish Naturalist. From 1892-1911 incorporated in Annals of Scottish Natural History.
  • Sharpe, W.E. (1908). The Coleoptera of Lancashire and Cheshire
  • Sherborn, C.D. (1940). Where is the – Collection?. Cambridge University Press
  • SLENHS: South London Entomological and Natural History Society
  • Smith, A.Z. (1986). 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
  • VCH: Victoria County History
  • Walsh, G.B. (1956). Coleoptera. In: The Natural History of the Scarborough District. Scarborough Field Naturalists Society.
  • Waterhouse, C.O. et al. (1906). The History of the Collections contained in the Natural History Departments of the British Museum. 2 vols
  • ZAAC: NHM Ms register of Zoological Accessions Annulosa Coleoptera.
  • Zool: The Zoologist, London
  • Zool. Anz. Zoologischer Anzeiger, Leipzig
  • ZSL: Zoological Society of London