William Kirby

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William Kirby

William Kirby (Witnesham, 19 settembre 1759Barham, 4 luglio 1850) è stato un entomologo inglese.

Taxa descritti[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

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Alcune opere[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Kirby, W. & Spence, W., Introduction to Entomology, 4 vols (1815-1826).
  • Kirby, W., Monographia Apum Angliae; 2 vols., 8vo (1802).
  • Kirby, W., On the Power Wisdom and Goodness of God. As Manifested in the Creation of Animals and in Their History, Habits and Instincts; Bridgewater Treatises, W. Pickering, 1835 (reissued by Cambridge University Press, 2009; ISBN 978-1-108-00073-4)
  • 'A Century of Insects. Including Several New Genera Described from His Cabinet'; Transactions Linnean Society London, 12:375-453 (1818).
  • 'A Description of Several New Species of Insects Collected in New Holland by Robert Brown, Esq.'; Transactions Linnean Society London, 12:454-482 (1818).
  • 'A description of some coleopterous insects in the collection of the Rev. F.W. Hope, F.L.S.', Zoological Journal, 3:520-525 (1828).
  • 'The Insects' in J. Richardson, Fauna Boreali-Americana; or the Zoology of the Northern Parts of British America: Containing Descriptions of the Objects of Natural History Collected on the Late NorthernLand Expeditions, under Command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N; Josiah Fletcher, Norwich, Vol. 4, 377 pp. (Norwich, Josiah Fletcher, 1837).

Bibliografia[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • J. Freeman, Life of The Rev William Kirby, MA, FRS, FLS, &c. (Longman Green Brown & Longmans, London 1852). (online at Google Books)
  • Moore D. T., Kirby, William (1759–1850) in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, DOI:10.1093/ref:odnb/15647.

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