Léon Fairmaire

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Léon Fairmaire.

Léon Marc Herminie Fairmaire (1820 - 1 April 1906) was a French entomologist.

A specialist in Coleoptera he assembled an immense collection comparable with that of Pierre François Marie Auguste Dejean (1780-1845). This is in the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Faimaire wrote 450 scientific papers and other publications relating to Coleoptera (partial list of papers in Wikispecies). He also worked on Hemiptera.

External links[edit]

  • Scarab Workers
  • BDH Histoire Naturelle de France Hemipteres Musée Scolaire Deyrolle (1884).Scan