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Roger L. Kaesler

Roger Leroy Kaesler (* 22. Juni 1937 in Ponca City, Oklahoma; † 11. August 2007) war ein US-amerikanischer Paläontologe.

Eric Knight Jordan

Eric Knight Jordan (1903–1926), U.S. ichthyologist and paleontologist. Son of David Starr Jordan.

Jeremy Kirchman

Jeremy Joseph Kirchman ist ein US-amerikanischer Ornithologe und Paläontologe (Paläornithologie mit dem Schwerpunkt Holozän). Er ist Kurator für Ornithologie am New York State Museum in Albany (New York).

Gerd Heinrich

Gerd Hermann Heinrich (7 November 1896 in Berlin, Germany – 16 December 1984 in Farmington, USA) was a German entomologist and ornithologist known for his studies of parasitic Hymenoptera of the Ichneumonidae family and for the description of several bird species in Celebes, Dutch East Indies.

Patricia Burrowes

Patricia A. Burrowes Gomez (born 1961) is an American biologist and herpetologist. She is a professor of biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus where she serves as principal investigator of the Amphibian Disease Ecology Lab. Burrowes specializes in amphibian population dynamics.

Kenneth Gloyne Blair

Kenneth Gloyne Blair (22 December 1882 – 11 December 1952) was an English entomologist and coleopterist. He was president of the Royal Entomological Society in 1940 and 1941 and has two portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Thomas Bainbrigge Fletcher

Thomas Bainbrigge Fletcher (25 March 1878 – 30 April 1950) was an English entomologist. Although an amateur lepidopterist who worked in the Royal Navy, he became an expert on “microlepidoptera” and was appointed as the second Imperial Entomologist in India to succeed Harold Maxwell Lefroy. Although only an amateur entomologist, he is credited with reorganizing entomological research in India by coordinating and directing research, efficient sharing of findings and a reduction in duplication of research work.

Jeremy Daniel Holloway

Jeremy Daniel Holloway, English entomologist (Lepidoptera).
Natural History Museum, London.

George Suckley

George Suckley (1830–1869) was an American physician and naturalist notable as an explorer of the Washington and Oregon territories in the 1850s, and describer of several new fish species.
He was born in New York City, and studied at the College of Physicians and Surgeons (today Columbia University), receiving an M.D. in 1851, and subsequently serving as surgeon at New York Hospital.
In 1853 he joined the Pacific Railroad Survey led by Isaac Stevens, and in 1856 resigned from the United States Army to pursue natural history full-time, publishing several works on the life of the Pacific Northwest.
Upon the outbreak of the American Civil War, Suckley rejoined the Army, and worked as a surgeon throughout the war. He died in New York City a few years after the war.
Two fish species, Squalus suckleyi Girard 1855, and Catostomus sucklii Girard 1856, are named after George Suckley.

George Augustus Boardman

George Augustus Boardman (5 February 1818 – 11 January 1901) was an American-born lumber merchant and ornithologist in the New Brunswick area of Canada.
Boardman was born in 1818 at Newburyport, Massachusetts. In 1828 he moved to Calais, Maine with his family, where he lived until his marriage in 1843. He then took up residence in St. Stephen, New Brunswick where he was buried.
He owned a lumber business for more than 30 years, after which he retired in 1871. As a beginner in the ornithological field, he met with many famous naturalists and became friends with Spencer F. Baird, from the Smithsonian Institution. He spend his winters in Florida after he retired from his job, during which time he collected specimens of many kinds most of which were donated to the United States National Museum. He died in 1901. His contributions to ornithological literature were About the Islands at the Mouth of the Bay of Fundy and Catalogue of the Birds Found in the Vicinity of Calais that were published in Maine, both of which appeared in the proceedings of Boston Society of Natural History in 1862.
Boardman is important to history for his study of bird life in southwestern New Brunswick and the lower Bay of Fundy. He was described by another ornithologist from the area as “the most outstanding naturalist, bird student and collector ever produced by northeastern Maine or the Maritime Provinces of Canada.”

Walter Heape

Walter Heape FRS (29 April 1855 in Brompton, London – 10 September 1929 in Tunbridge Wells) was a British zoologist and embryologist, famous for the first successful mammalian embryo transfer.

E. Barton Worthington

Dr.Edgar Barton Worthington, M.A., Ph.D., (Cantab)., CBE (13 January 1905 – 14 October 2001) was a British ecologist and science administrator.

Henry John Pearson

Henry John Pearson, FRGS (29 August 1850 in Chilwell, Nottinghamshire – 8 February 1913 in Asyut, Egypt) was a British ornithologist, naturalist, businessman and explorer of the Far North of Europe.

Eric Pianka

Eric Rodger Pianka (born January 23, 1939) is an American biologist, whose work includes herpetology and evolutionary ecology. His textbook, Evolutionary Ecology (1983) is considered a classic, and his writings for the general public and television appearances have made him an influential figure.

Arthur Thomas Masterman

Dr Arthur Thomas Masterman FRS FRSE (9 April 1869 – 10 February 1941) was an English zoologist and author. He was an expert on the British fishing industry.

Richard Gareth Davies

Richard Gareth Davies (born 20 June 1920) is a British entomologist and one-time professor of entomology at Imperial College, at that time a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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