Portrait
Curtis, John © Senckenberg DEI, PSlg: 6281
Name: Curtis, John H.
Also known under: Ruricola
Date of birth: 1791-09-03
Place of birth: in Norwich
Days of death: 1862-10-06
Place of death: in London
Gender: male
Professions: Entomologe; Illustrator
Akronyms: Curt.
Collection: Britische Insekten 1863 in Victoria (Australia, Victoria, Abbotsford, Museum of Victoria ( http://www.mov.vic.gov.au/); Insekten-Typen der King´schen Expedition nach der Magellan-Straße via Linn. Soc. London 1863 an Brit. Mus. (N. H.) London; Longicornia via J. C. Bowring 1863 sowie Elateridae und Melasidae via R. Bakewell, via E. W. Janson, via Godman und Salvin an Brit. Mus. (N. H.) London; Lepidoptera-Typen der II. Ross´schen Expedition nach der Nordwest-Passage (1829/33) via A. Guenée, via Ch. Oberthür / Rennes vereinzelt.
Citations:

2015: Die historische Portaitsammlung der Lepidoptera-Sammlung im Naturhistorischen Museum Wien - Vom Standesportait bis zum "Entomologen-Selfie" des 19. Jahrhunderts. 12, S. 37-238, B15:12291, pp. 64

Anonym 1858: Accentuated list of British Lepidoptera. Oxford & Cambridge, pp. XIII:

Anonym 1863: [Curtis, J.] Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, London 1863, pp. XXXV-XLI

Evenhuis, N. L. 1997: Litteratura taxonomica dipterorum (1758-1930). Volume 1 (A-K); Volume 2 (L-Z). 1; 2 Leiden, Backhuys Publishers, VII+1-426; 427-871 S., B15:A2283:1,2, pp. 1: 162-168, Portr.+Schr.verz.

Gilbert, P. 2000: Butterfly Collectors and Painters. Four centuries of colour plates from The Library Collections of The Natural History Museum, London. Singapore, Beaumont Publishing Pte Ltd, X+166 S. S., B15: B 2547, pp. 6-7, Portr., 142-143: Lep.-Tafel

Heppner, J. B. 1982: [Curtis, J.] Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, Lawrence 36 (2), pp. 87-111

Howard, L. O. 1930: History of applied Entomology (Somewhat Anecdotal). Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Washington 84, S. X+1-564, B15: 1018, pp. (Taf. 17)

Kellogg, V. L. 1897: [Curtis, J.] Entomological News, Philadelphia 8, B15 10004, pp. 75

Kutzscher, C.; Taeger, A. 1998: Portraits und biographische Daten. In: Taeger, A. & Blank, S. M. 1998 (Hrsg.): Pflanzenwespen Deutschlands (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Kommentierte Bestandsaufnahme. Goecke & Evers, 331-336 S., pp. 332, Portr.

Neave, A. 1933: [Curtis, J.] Centenn. Hist. Ent. Soc. London, pp. 139-140

Ordish, G. 1974: John Curtis and the pioneering of pest control. Reading, Berks, VIII + 121 S. S.

Osborn, H. 1952: A Brief History of Entomology Including Time of Demosthenes and Aristotle to Modern Times with over Five Hundred Portraits. Columbus, Ohio, The Spahr & Glenn Company, 1-303 S., B15: 6024a

Ratzeburg, J. T. C. 1874: Forstwissenschaftliches Schriftsteller-Lexikon. Berlin, Nicolai'sche Buchhandlung, X+1-516 S., B15: B 816, pp. 125, Fußnote

Salmon, M. A. 2000: The Aurelian Legacy. British Butterflies and their Collectors. Martins, Great Horkesley : Harley Books, 1-432 S., B15: B 2518, pp. 138-139, Portr.

Smetana, A.; Herman, L. H. 2001: Brief history of taxonomic studies of the Staphylinidae including biographical sketches of the investigators., pp. 56-58, Portr.

Smith, F. 1862: [Curtis, J.] (The) Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, Third Series, London 1, B15 10001, pp. 122-125

Sokoloff, P. A. 2011: Who was John Curtis? Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society - London., London 70, S. 11-14, B15:11292

Swainson, W. 1840: Taxidermy with the biography of Zoologists and notices of their works. London, Longman, 392 p. S., pp. 157

Westwood, J. O. 1863: Notice sur John Curtis. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, 4. Série 3, S. 525-540, B15: 3036

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