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Collected 35 beetles in Northen China acquired by the NHM in 1908. (MD 8/17)
|ANDERSON, Joseph||d. 1934?||Best known as a Hampshire Lepidopterist but amongst his extensive list of publications are several pieces on other groups including beetles, for example ‘Winter quarters of Coccinellidae’, Scientific Gossip, 11, 1875, p.166 and ‘The scales of Lepidoptera and Coleoptera’, Young Naturalist, 1, 1879-80, pp.27-29. Anderson lived in Chichester for much of his life. (MD 7.01)|
Discovered Coccinella andersoni named after him by Thomas Wollaston (Information from Mike Morris) (MD 8/17)
Published an account of the discovery of Harmonia quadripunctata (Pont.) in Oxon. in EMM., 115, 1979, 34 at which time he was attached to the Hope Department at Oxford. (MD 8/17)
Published 'The supply of oxygen to the active flight muscles of Petrognatha gigas (F.) in Ent. , 98, 1965, 88-94, with P.L.Miller. At that time he was attached to the Department of Zoology at Oxford University. (MD 8/17)
|AMOS, Terence George||
Attached to the Victorian Plant Research Institute, Swan Street, Burnley 3121, Victoria, Australia, but worked previously for the Tropical Stored Products Research Centre at Slough. Wrote this Ph.D thesis on 'Studies on the orientation behaviour of Carpophilus hemipterus L. and C. dimidiatus F. and other stored products beetles in humidity gradients' (St. Andrews University, 1965). Subsequently published 'Some observations on locomotory activity of Carpophilus hemipterus L. and C. dimidiatus F.', EMM.,103, 1967, 241; 'Some laboratory observations on the rates of development, mortality and oviposition of Dermestes frischii (Kug.) Journal Stored Products Research, 4, 1968,'103-17; 'Some observations on Oryzaephilus surinamensis (L.) in a temperature-moisture gradient', Ent, 101, 1968, 67-70; and on 'Longevity of Dermestes frischii (Kug.)', EMM., 107, 1971, 79. He was elected FRES in 1961. (MD 8/17)
Presented 660 beetles from Austria, Java and Borneo to the NHM in 1954/55 after earlier gifts (1933-35) of 216 from Albania and France collected with N. Y. Sandwith and N. D. Simpson respectively. (MD 8/17)
|ALLSOP, Henry Stuart||b. 9 November 1912||Born in Sileby, Leicester. Became Chairman and Managing Director of Timber Decay Co. Retired in November 1977 but continued interested in wood boring Coleoptera.FRES from 1966 (MD 3/03)|
Published the capture of Sphodrus leucophthalmus L. in a jug of water in the cellar of his house Aldridge Cottage, Little Milton, Oxon in August 1945 (EMM., 81, 1945, 252) (MD 8/17)
|ALLIN, James S.||
Published 'Pediacus near London' in EMM, 10, 1873, 19 at which time he lived at 20 Beaumont Square, Mile End Road, London. Collected with G.C.Champion and J.G.Marsh whom he called his friends. Henry Gorham's diary in the Birmingham Museum, covering the period 1867-1896 lists J. Allin as one of the people from whom he received beetles. Allin was also interested in Lepidoptera and a note about Pachnobia alpina in the Scottish Naturalist, 2, 1873, 162 indicates that he was collecting at Braemar in July 1872. (MD 8/17)