Compiling Collectors in the Caribbean: Biographical Notes on Some Insect Collectors in Trinidad and Tobago during the British Colonial Period

Authors

  • R.A. Baker School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom.
  • E.G. Hancock Honorary Curator of Entomology, The Hunterian (Zoology Museum), University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

Keywords:

Trinidad, insect collectors, biography, museums, history

Abstract

Biographical accounts are given of insect collectors, mainly from Great Britain, together with the locations of the museums where the collections are to be found. Most of the collections are held at the Natural History Museum in London. Both amateur and professional entomologists are included and some of the collectors are from Trinidad.

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Published

2015-12-31

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Research Papers