List of entomologists

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The following is a list of entomologists, people who have studied insects.

Name Born Died Country Speciality
Lajos Abafi 1840 1909 Hungary Lepidoptera
John Abbot 1751 1840 United States
Camillo Acqua 1863 1936 Italy Sericulture
Tusnamitsu Adachi 1901 1981 Japan Coleoptera
Louis Agassiz 1807 1873 Switzerland / United States Coleoptera
John Merton Aldrich 1866 1934 United States Diptera
Ulisse Aldrovandi 1522 1605 Italy
Vincent Allard 1921 1994 Belgium Coleoptera Cetoniinae
Anthony Adrian Allen 1913 2010 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Charles Paul Alexander 1889 1981 United States Diptera
Wilfred Backhouse Alexander 1885 1965 United Kingdom
Anastase Alfieri 1892 1971 Italy Coleoptera
E. B. Alo Nigeria
Carlo Alonza 1881 1961 Italy Coleoptera
William de Alwis 1842 1916 Sri Lanka Lepidoptera
Charles Jean-Baptiste Amyot 1799 1866 France Hemiptera
Alfredo Andreini 1870 1943 Italy
Ross H. Arnett, Jr. 1919 1999 United States Coleoptera
Johan Emil Aro 1874 1928 Finland Ephemeroptera
Gilbert John Arrow 1873 1948 United Kingdom Coleoptera
William Harris Ashmead 1855 1905 United States Hymenoptera
E. C. M. d'Assis-Fonseca United Kingdom Diptera
Edwin Felix Thomas Atkinson 1840 1890 Ireland Hemiptera
William Stephen Atkinson 1820 1876 India Lepidoptera
Charles Nicholas Aubé 1802 1869 France Coleoptera
Jean Guillaume Audinet-Serville 1775 1858 France Orthoptera
Jean Victoire Audouin 1797 1841 France
Per Olof Christopher Aurivillius 1843 1928 Sweden Coleoptera, Lepidoptera
Ernest Edward Austen 1867 1938 United Kingdom Diptera, Hymenoptera.
Andrey Avinoff 1884 1949 Ukraine / United States Lepidoptera
Alfred Balachowsky 1901 1983 Russia / France Hemiptera, Coleoptera
Mary Ball 1812 1892 Ireland Odonata, Hemiptera
Joseph Sugar Baly 1816 1890 United Kingdom Coleoptera
John Banister 1650 1692 United Kingdom
Nathan Banks 1868 1953 United States Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Hymenoptera
Max Barclay United Kingdom Coleoptera
Philip James Barraud 1879 1948 United Kingdom Diptera
Eugène Barthe 1862 1945 France Coleoptera
Agostino Bassi 1773 1856 Italy
Henry Walter Bates 1825 1892 United Kingdom
Marston Bates 1906 1974 United States Diptera
Palisot de Beauvois 1752 1820 France
Eduard Becher 1856 1886 Austria Diptera
Theodor Becker 1840 1928 Germany Diptera
Hans Hermann Behr 1818 1904 Germany / United States Lepidoptera
Bryan Patrick Beirne 1918 1998 Ireland Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera
Luigi Bellardi 1859 1889 Italy Diptera
Joseph Charles Bequaert 1886 1982 Belgium Diptera
May Berenbaum United States
Julius von Bergenstamm 1837 1896 Austria Diptera
Georges Bernardi 1922 1999 France Lepidoptera, Pieridae
Mario Bezzi 1868 1927 Italy Diptera
Czesław Bieżanko 1895 1985 Poland Lepidoptera
George Carter Bignell 1826 1910 United Kingdom Lepidoptera and Hymenoptera (mainly Ichneumonidae)
Jacques-Marie-Frangile Bigot 1818 1893 France Diptera
Gustaf Johan Billberg 1772 1844 Sweden
Charles Thomas Bingham 1848 1908 Ireland Hymenoptera
Thomas Blackburn 1844 1912 United Kingdom / Hawaii / Australia Coleoptera
Richard E. Blackwelder 1909 2001 United States
Doris Holmes Blake 1892 1978 United States
Émile Blanchard 1819 1900 France
Murray S. Blum 1929 United States Formicidae
Carl Henrik Boheman 1796 1868 Sweden Coleoptera
Jean Baptiste Boisduval 1799 1879 France Lepidoptera
Willis Blatchley 1859 1940 United States Coleoptera, Ortoptera, Hemiptera
Ignacio Bolívar 1850 1944 Spain
Cándido Bolívar Pieltain 1897 1976 Spain Lepidoptera
Ernst Boll 1817 1868 Germany Lepidoptera
Barry Bolton United Kingdom Formicidae
Franco Andrea Bonelli 1784 1830 Italy Coleoptera
Charles Bonnet 1720 1793 Switzerland
George Bornemissza 1924 Australia Coleoptera
Carl Julius Bernhard Börner 1880 1953 Germany Collembola
Nérée Boubée 1806 1863 France Lepidoptera, Coleoptera
Jean Bourgogne 1903 1999 France Lepidoptera, Psychidae
Arthur I. Bourne 1886 1961 United States Agricultural pests
Eugène Louis Bouvier 1856 1944 France
James Henry Bowker 1822 1900 South Africa Lepidopters
Nikolaus Joseph Brahm 1751 1812 Germany
Karel Brančik 1842 1915 Hungary Coleoptera
Rick Brandenburg 1955 United States
Friedrich Moritz Brauer 1832 1904 Austria Diptera, Neuroptera
Ferdinando Arborio Gattinara di Breme 1807 1869 Italy Diptera, Coleoptera
Otto Vasilievich Bremer 1873 Russia
Stephan von Breuning 1894 1983 Germany Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae
Carl Gustav Alexander Brischke 1814 1897 Poland Diptera, Hymenoptera
Steve Brooks United Kingdom Chironomidae, Odonata
Georges Brossard 1940 Canada
Emil von Brück 1807 1884 Germany Coleoptera
Enrico Adelelmo Brunetti 1862 1927 United Kingdom Diptera
William Buckler 1814 1884 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Jean Baptiste Lucien Buquet 1807 1889 France Coleoptera
Hermann Burmeister 1807 1892 Germany
John Burns United States Lepidoptera
Raymond C. Bushland 1910 1995 United States Economic entomology
Arthur Gardiner Butler 1844 1925 United Kingdom
Kurt Büttner 1881 1967 Germany Heteroptera
Elsa Salazar Cade United States
Philip Powell Calvert 1871 1961 United States Odonata
Giulio Camus 1847 1914 France Economic History of Entomology
Ernest Candèze 1827 1898 Belgium Coleoptera
Silvano Canzoneri 1941 1995 Italy Coleoptera, Diptera
Pierre Capdeville 1908 1980 France Lepidoptera Parnassiinae
Jean-Baptiste Capronnier 1814 1891 Belgium Lepidoptera
Frank M. Carpenter 1902 1994 United States
Herbert James Carter 1858 1940 Australia
Thomas Lincoln Casey, Jr. 1857 1925 United States Coleoptera
Guelfo Cavanna 1850 1920 Italy All orders
George Charles Champion 1851 1927 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Toussaint de Charpentier 1779 1847 Germany
Jean-Baptiste Eugène Bellier de la Chavignerie 1844 1888 France Lepidoptera
Lucy Evelyn Cheesman 1881 1969 United Kingdom
Louis Alexandre Auguste Chevrolat 1799 1884 France Coleoptera
Samuel Rickard Christophers 1873 1978 United Kingdom Diptera
Joseph Philippe de Clairville 1742 1830 Switzerland
Benjamin Preston Clark 1860 1939 United States Lepidoptera
Cyril Clarke 1907 2000 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Eric William Classey 1916 2008 United Kingdom Lepidoptera. Entomological publisher.
James Brackenridge Clemens 1825 1867 United States Lepidoptera
Carl Alexander Clerck 1709 1765 Sweden Lepidoptera
Harry Kendon Clench 1925 1979 United States Lepidoptera
Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell 1866 1948 United States Hymenoptera
James Edward Collin 1876 1968 United Kingdom Diptera
John Henry Comstock 1849 1931 United States
Daniel William Coquillett 1856 1911 United States Diptera
Matthew Cooke 1829 1887 Ireland Economic entomology
Charles Coquerel 1822 1867 France
Philip S. Corbet 1929 2008 United Kingdom Aquatic insects, especially dragonflies
Luis Ceballos y Fernández de Córdoba 1896 1967 Spain Forest entomology, Ichneumonidae
Emilio Cornalia 1824 1882 Italy
Achille Costa 1823 1899 Italy
Oronzio Gabriele Costa 1787 1867 Italy
George Crabbe 1754 1832 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Pieter Cramer 1738 1804 Netherlands
William Monad Crawford 1872 1941 Ireland Lepidoptera
Henry Harpur Crewe 1828 1883 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
George Robert Crotch 1842 1874 United States / United Kingdom Coleoptera
Philip Crowley 1837 1900 England Lepidoptera
Roy Crowson 1914 1999 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Charles Howard Curran 1894 1972 United States Diptera
John Curtis 1791 1862 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Leander Czerny 1859 1944 Czech Republic Diptera
Anders Gustaf Dahlbom 1806 1859 Sweden Hymenoptera
James Charles Dale 1792 1872 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Johan Wilhelm Dalman 1787 1828 Sweden
Franz Dannehl 1870 1947 Germany Lepidoptera
Louis Gabriel d'Antessanty 1834 1922 France Hemiptera
Charles Darwin 1809 1882 United Kingdom
Thomas Reid Davys Bell 1863 1948 Ireland Lepidoptera
Charles De Geer 1720 1778 Sweden Coleoptera
Wilhem de Haan 1801 1855 Netherlands
José María Hugo de la Fuente Morales 1855 1932 Spain
Francis de Laporte de Castelnau 1810 1880 France Coleoptera
Pierre François Marie Auguste Dejean 1780 1845 France Coleoptera
Georges Demoulin 1919 1994 Belgium Ephemeroptera
Robert Denno 1945 2008 United States Lepidoptera
Michael Denis 1729 1800 Austria Lepidoptera
Thomas Desvignes 1812 1868 England Hymenoptera
Vincent Dethier 1915 1993 United States
Achille Deyrolle 1813 1865 France Coleoptera
Harry Frederick Dietz 1890 1954 United States Economic entomology
William Lucas Distant 1845 1922 United Kingdom
Frederick Augustus Dixey 1855 1935 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Theodosius Dobzhansky 1900 1975 Ukraine / United States
Paul Dognin 1847 1931 France Lepidoptera
William Doherty 1857 1901 United States Lepidoptera
Carl August Dohrn 1806 1892 Germany Coleoptera
Horace Donisthorpe 1870 1951 United Kingdom Coleoptera, Formicidae
Charles Donovan 1863 1951 Ireland Lepidoptera
Edward Donovan 1768 1837 Ireland
Alcide d'Orbigny 1802 1857 France
Edward Doubleday 1810 1849 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Henry Doubleday 1808 1875 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
John William Douglas 1814 1905 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Herbert Druce 1846 1880 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Dru Drury 1725 1804 United Kingdom
Catherine N. Duckett 1961 United States Coleoptera
Oswald Duda 1869 1941 Germany Diptera
Léon Jean Marie Dufour 1780 1865 France
Caspar Erasmus Duftschmid 1767 1821 Austria Coleoptera
Lionel Jack Dumbleton 1905 1976 New Zealand Lepidoptera
André Marie Constant Duméril 1774 1860 France Coleoptera
Philogène Auguste Joseph Duponchel 1774 1846 France Lepidoptera
Jan Dzierżon 1811 1906 Poland Hymenoptera
Alfred Edwin Eaton 1845 1929 United Kingdom Diptera, Ephemeroptera
Karl Eckstein 1859 1939 Germany Lepidoptera
Frederick Wallace Edwards 1888 1940 United Kingdom Diptera
Henry Edwards 1827 1891 United Kingdom / Australia / United States Lepidoptera
J. Gordon Edwards 1919 2004 United States
William Henry Edwards 1822 1909 United States Lepidoptera
Johann Egger 1804 1866 Austria Diptera
Georg Dionysius Ehret 1708 1770 Germany
Paul R. Ehrlich 1932 United States Lepidoptera
Curt Eisner 1890 1981 Germany Lepidoptera
Henry John Elwes 1846 1922 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Günther Enderlein 1872 1968 Germany Diptera
Michael S. Engel 1971 United States Zoraptera, Hymenoptera, fossils
Wilhelm Ferdinand Erichson 1809 1848 Germany Coleoptera
Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz 1793 1831 Estonia
Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper 1742 1810 Germany
Howard Ensign Evans 1919 2002 United States Hymenoptera
W. H. Evans 1956 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
William Frederick Evans United Kingdom Odonata, Orthoptera
Eduard Friedrich Eversmann 1794 1860 Germany
Jean Henri Fabre 1823 1915 France
Johan Christian Fabricius 1745 1808 Denmark
Olof Immanuel von Fåhraeus 1796 1884 Sweden Coleoptera
Graham Fairchild 1906 1994 United States Diptera
Léon Fairmaire 1820 1906 France Coleoptera
Carl Fredrik Fallén 1764 1830 Sweden Diptera
Baron Cajetan von Felder 1814 1894 Austria Lepidoptera
Rudolf Felder 1842 1871 Austria Lepidoptera
Ephraim Porter Felt 1868 1943 United States Diptera
Ferdinand I of Bulgaria 1861 1948 Bulgaria Lepidoptera
Charles Henry Fernald 1838 1921 United States Lepidoptera
Henry T. Fernald 1866 1952 United States Economic entomology, Hymenoptera
Michael Lloyd Ferrar 1876 1931 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Pietro Mansueto Ferrari 1823 1893 Italy Hemiptera
Leopold Heinrich Fischer 1817 1886 Germany
Asa Fitch 1809 1879 United States
Ernst Josef Fittkau 1927 Germany Diptera
John Fleming (naturalist) 1785 1857 United Kingdom
James Fletcher 1852 1908 Canada
Thomas Bainbrigge Fletcher 1878 1950 United Kingdom
Gustav Flor 1829 1883 Estonia (Livonia)
E. B. Ford 1901 1988 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Auguste-Henri Forel 1848 1931 Switzerland Formicidae
Arnold Förster 1810 1884 Germany Coleoptera, Hymenoptera
Johann Reinhold Forster 1729 1798 Germany
Margaret Fountaine 1862 1940 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy 1755 1809 France
William Weekes Fowler 1849 1923 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Georg Ritter von Frauenfeld 1807 1873 Austria Diptera
Charles French 1842 1933 Australia Economic entomology
Heinrich Frey 1822 1890 Switzerland Lepidoptera
Christian Friedrich Freyer 1794 1885 Germany Lepidoptera
Karl von Frisch 1886 1982 Austria Hymenoptera (honey bees)
Imre Frivaldszky 1799 1870 Hungary Lepidoptera, Coleoptera
Walter Wilson Froggatt 1858 1937 Australia Economic entomology
Frederick William Frohawk 1861 1946 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Stuart W. Frost 1891 1990 United States Diptera
Hans Fruhstorfer 1866 1922 Germany Lepidoptera
José María Hugo de la Fuente Morales 1855 1932 Spain Coleoptera
Johann Kaspar Füssli 1743 1786 Switzerland
Charles Joseph Gahan 1862 1939 United Kingdom / Ireland Coleoptera
Giuseppe Géné 1800 1847 Italy
Étienne Louis Geoffroy 1725 1810 France Coleoptera
Ernst Friedrich Germar 1786 1853 Germany Coleoptera
Carl Eduard Adolph Gerstaecker 1828 1895 Germany
Paul Gervais 1816 1879 France
Michael Thomas Gillies 1920 1999 United Kingdom Medical entomology
Joseph-Étienne Giraud 1808 1877 France Coleoptera, Hymenoptera
Ernst August Girschner 1860 1914 Germany Diptera
Johannes von Nepomuk Franz Xaver Gistel 1809 1873 Germany
Eleanor Glanville 1654 1709 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Jean Baptiste Godart 1775 1825 France Lepidoptera
Frederick DuCane Godman 1834 1919 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Jan Goedart 1620 1668 Netherlands
Maurice Emile Marie Goetghebuer 1876 1962 Belgium Diptera
Deborah M. Gordon 1955 United States Formicidae
Hippolyte Louis Gory 1800 1852 France Coleoptera
William Gould 1715 United Kingdom Formicidae
Claude Charles Goureau 1790 1879 France
Mariano de la Paz Graëlls y de la Aguera 1809 1898 Spain
Johann Ludwig Christian Gravenhorst 1777 1857 Germany
Philip Graves 1876 1953 Ireland Lepidoptera
George Robert Gray 1808 1872 United Kingdom
Viktor Grebennikov 1927 2001 Russia
Auguste Jean François Grenier 1814 1890 France Coleoptera
Thomas de Grey, 6th Baron Walsingham 1843 1919 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
David Grimaldi 1957 United States Diptera
Augustus Radcliffe Grote 1841 1903 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Grigory Grumm-Grzhimaylo 1860 1936 Russia Lepidoptera
Achille Guenée 1809 1880 France Lepidoptera
Félix Édouard Guérin-Méneville 1799 1874 France
Guido of Pisa 1169 Italy
Leonard Gyllenhaal 1752 1840 Sweden Coleoptera
Hermann August Hagen 1817 1893 Germany Neuroptera, Odonata
James Nathaniel Halbert 1871 1948 Ireland
Alexander Henry Haliday 1807 1870 Ireland Coleoptera, Diptera
George Hampson 1860 1936 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
D. Elmo Hardy 1914 2002 United States Diptera
Moses Harris 1731 1785 United Kingdom
Thaddeus William Harris 1795 1856 United States
Michael Hassell United Kingdom
Hermann Haupt 1873 1959 Germany Hymenoptera
Adrian Hardy Haworth 1767 1833 United Kingdom
John Heath United Kingdom
Carl Heinrich 1880 1955 United States Lepidoptera
Johann Christian Ludwig Hellwig 1743 1831 Germany
Friedrich Georg Hendel 1874 1936 Austria Diptera
Willi Hennig 1913 1976 Germany Diptera
Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst 1743 1807 Germany Coleoptera
Claude Herbulot 1908 2006 France Lepidoptera Geometridae
Hans Rudolf Herren 1947 Switzerland Economic entomology
Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer 1799 1874 Germany
William Chapman Hewitson 1806 1878 United Kingdom Coleoptera, Lepidoptera
H. E. Hinton 1912 1977 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Jacob Hoefnagel 1575 1630 Netherlands
Johann Centurius Hoffmannsegg 1766 1849 Germany
William Jacob Holland 1848 1932 United States Lepidoptera
Bert Hölldobler 1936 Germany Formicidae
August Emil Holmgren 1829 1888 Sweden Hymenoptera
Frederick William Hope 1797 1862 United Kingdom Coleoptera
George Henry Horn 1840 1897 United States Coleoptera
Leland Ossian Howard 1857 1950 United States Economic entomology
Jacob Hübner 1761 1826 Germany Lepidoptera
George Vernon Hudson 1867 1946 New Zealand
Johann Siegfried Hufnagel 1724 1795 Germany Lepidoptera
Alphonse Hustache 1872 1942 France Coleoptera, Curculionidae
Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger 1775 1813 Germany Coleoptera
Augustus Daniel Imms 1880 1949 United Kingdom
Carl Gustav Jablonsky 1756 1787 Germany Coleoptera
Jean-Charles Jacobs 1821 1907 Belgium Diptera, Hymenoptera
Georgij Georgiewitsch Jacobson 1871 1926 Russia
Tadeusz Jaczewski 1899 1974 Russia Hemiptera
René Jeannel 1879 1965 France Coleoptera
Anders Christian Jensen-Haarup 1863 1934 Denmark Hymenoptera
Thomas C. Jerdon 1811 1872 United Kingdom Formicidae
William Frederick Johnson 1852 1934 Ireland
James John Joicey 1871 1932 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Karl Jordan 1861 1959 Germany Siphonaptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera
Norman H. Joy 1874 1953 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Louis Jurine 1751 1819 Switzerland Coleoptera, Diptera
Vlasta Kálalová 1896 1971 Czech Republic
Johann Heinrich Kaltenbach 1807 1876 Germany Economic entomology
William Francis de Vismes Kane 1840 1918 Ireland Lepidoptera
David Keilin 1887 1963 United Kingdom
Kálmán Kertész 1867 1922 Hungary Diptera
Bernard Kettlewell 1907 1979 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Jean-Jacques Kieffer 1857 1925 France Diptera, Hymenoptera
Ernest August Hellmuth von Kiesenwetter 1820 1880 Germany Coleoptera
Alfred Kinsey 1894 1956 United States Hymenoptera
William Kirby 1759 1850 United Kingdom
William Forsell Kirby 1844 1912 United Kingdom / Ireland Lepidoptera
Ruud Kleinpaste 1952 Netherlands / New Zealand
Johann Christoph Friedrich Klug 1775 1856 Germany Lepidoptera
Edward F. Knipling 1909 2000 United States Economic entomology
Carl Ludwig Koch 1778 1857 Germany
Vincenz Kollar 1797 1860 Germany Diptera
Friedrich Wilhelm Konow 1842 1908 Germany Hymenoptera Tenthredinidae
Ferdinand Kowarz 1838 1914 Austria Diptera
Ernst Gustav Kraatz 1831 1909 Germany Coleoptera
Otto Kröber 1882 1969 Germany Diptera
Johann Gottlieb Kugelann 1753 1815 Germany Coleoptera
Nikolai Jakovlevice Kusnezov 1873 1948 Russia Lepidoptera
Joseph Alexandre Laboulbène 1825 1898 France
Jean Théodore Lacordaire 1801 1870 Belgium Coleoptera
Jean-Pierre Lacroix 1938 1989 France Coleoptera Lucanidae
Johann Nepomuk von Laicharting 1754 1797 Austria Coleoptera
Eric Laithwaite 1921 1997 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Sven Lampa 1839 1914 Sweden Lepidoptera
Pierre André Latreille 1762 1833 France
John Eatton Le Conte 1784 1860 United States
William Elford Leach 1790 1836 United Kingdom
John Lawrence LeConte 1825 1883 United States Coleoptera
Julius Lederer 1821 1870 Austria Lepidoptera
Alexandre Louis Lefèbvre de Cérisy 1798 1867 France
Claude Lemaire 1921 2004 France Lepidoptera Saturniidae
Amédée Louis Michel Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau 1780 1845 France Hymenoptera
Erwin Lindner 1888 1988 Germany Diptera
Carl Linnaeus 1707 1778 Sweden
Melchior de Lisle 1908 1977 France Coleoptera Lucanidae
Hermann Loew 1807 1879 Germany Diptera
Cynthia Longfield 1896 1991 Ireland Odonata
Hippolyte Lucas 1814 1899 France
William Lundbeck 1863 1941 Denmark Diptera
Adolfo Lutz 1855 1940 Brazil Medical entomology
Robert McLachlan 1837 1904 United Kingdom Neuroptera
Alexander Macleay 1767 1848 United Kingdom
William Sharp Macleay 1792 1865 United Kingdom
Justin Pierre Marie Macquart 1776 1855 France Diptera
Michael Majerus 1954 2009 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
René Malaise 1892 1978 Sweden
John Russell Malloch 1875 1963 United Kingdom Diptera
Mahadeva Subramania Mani 1908 2003 India
Josef Johann Mann 1804 1889 Czech Republic Lepidoptera
Carl Gustaf von Mannerheim 1797 1854 Finland Coleoptera
Patrick Manson 1844 1922 Scotland Medical entomology
Oldřich Marek 1911 1986 Czech Republic Coleoptera
Charles Lester Marlatt 1863 1954 United States Economic entomology
Sylvain Auguste de Marseul 1812 1890 France Coleoptera
George Frederick Leycester Marshall 1843 1934 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Thomas Ansell Marshall 1827 1903 United Kingdom Hymenoptera
Thomas Marsham 1819 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Fermín Martín Piera 1954 2001 Spain Coleoptera
Andrey Vasilyevich Martynov 1879 1938 Russia Trichoptera
William Miles Maskell 1839 1898 New Zealand
Wayne Masterson 1959 1991 United Kingdom Medical entomology
Shonen Matsumura 1872 1960 Japan
Harold Maxwell-Lefroy 1877 1926 United Kingdom
Henry Christopher McCook 1837 1911 United States Formicidae
Albert Stewart Meek 1871 1943 United Kingdom
Jean Pierre Mégnin 1828 1905 France Forensic entomology
Johann Wilhelm Meigen 1764 1845 Germany Diptera
Axel Leonard Melander 1878 1962 United States Diptera, Hymenoptera
Frederick Valentine Melsheimer 1749 1814 United States Coleoptera
Ernest Menault 1830 1903 France Agricultural pests
Édouard Ménétries 1802 1861 France / Russia Lepidoptera, Coleoptera
Maria Sibylla Merian 1647 1717 Germany
Erica McAlister United Kingdom Diptera
Gustav Mayr 1830 1908 Austria Hymenoptera
Edward Meyrick 1854 1938 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Charles Duncan Michener 1918 United States Hymenoptera
Josef Mik 1839 1900 Czech Republic Diptera
Pierre Millière 1811 1887 France Lepidoptera
Adolphe Philippe Millot 1857 1921 France Lepidoptera
Adolph Modéer 1738 1799 Sweden
Frederic Moore 1830 1907 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Clodoveo Carrión Mora 1883 1957 Ecuador
Claude Morley 1874 1951 United Kingdom Hymenoptera
Derek Wragge Morley 1920 1969 United Kingdom Formicidae
Roger Morse 1927 2000 United States Hymenoptera
Kenneth Morton United Kingdom Odonata, Neuroptera
Victor Motschulsky 1810 1871 Russia Coleoptera
Thomas Muffet 1552 1604 United Kingdom
Johann Carl Megerle von Mühlfeld 1765 1840 Austria Coleoptera
Otto Friedrich Müller 1730 1784 Denmark
Étienne Mulsant 1797 1880 France
Vladimir Nabokov 1899 1977 Russia / United States Lepidoptera
Longinos Navás 1858 1938 Spain Neuropteroidea
Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck 1776 1858 Germany
Nikolaus Poda von Neuhaus 1723 1798 Austria
Edward Newman 1801 1876 United Kingdom
L. Hugh Newman United Kingdom Lepidoptera
George Newport 1803 1854 United Kingdom
Lionel de Nicéville 1852 1901 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Ebbe Schmidt Nielsen 1950 2001 Denmark
John Nietner 1874 Germany Coleoptera
Guido Nonveiller 1913 2002 Croatia Coleoptera
Kenneth Richard Norris 1914 2003 Australia
William Noye 1814 1872 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Charles Oberthür 1845 1924 France Lepidoptera
Georg Hermann Alexander Ochs 1887 1971 Germany Coleoptera
Ferdinand Ochsenheimer 1767 1822 Germany Lepidoptera
Thomas R. Odhiambo 1931 2003 Kenya Medical entomology
Lawrence Ogilvie 1898 1980 Bermuda & United Kingdom Insects of Bermuda
Harold Oldroyd 1914 1978 United Kingdom Diptera
Guillaume-Antoine Olivier 1756 1814 France
Eugene O'Mahoney 1899 1951 Ireland Coleoptera, Mallophaga, Siphonaptera
Paul W. Oman 1908 United States Hemiptera
Eleanor Anne Ormerod 1828 1901 United Kingdom
Karl Robert Osten-Sacken 1828 1906 Russia Diptera
Alpheus Spring Packard 1839 1905 United States
Louis Pandellé 1824 1905 France Coleoptera
Georg Wolfgang Franz Panzer 1755 1829 Germany Coleoptera
Francis Polkinghorne Pascoe 1813 1893 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Carlo Passerini 1793 1857 Italy Coleoptera
Giovanni Passerini 1816 1893 Italy Hemiptera
Gustaf von Paykull 1757 1826 Sweden Coleoptera
Titian Peale 1799 1885 United States Lepidoptera
William Dandridge Peck 1763 1822 United States
Edward Pelham-Clinton, 10th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne 1920 1988 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Achille Rémy Percheron 1797 1869 France
Alexander Petrunkevitch 1875 1964 Russia
Maurice Pic 1866 1957 France Coleoptera, Cerambycide
François Jules Pictet de la Rive 1809 1872 Switzerland
Elliot Pinhey 1910 2000 United Kingdom Lepidoptera, Odonata
Odorado Pirazzoli 1815 1884 Italy Coleoptera
George Poinar, Jr. United States
Robert Michael Pyle 1947 United States Lepidoptera
Oktawiusz Bourmeister-Radoszkowski 1820 1895 Russia Hymenoptera
Constantine Samuel Rafinesque 1783 1840 France
Jules Pierre Rambur 1801 1870 France
Maynard Jack Ramsay 1914 2005 United States Economic entomology
Alex Rasnitsyn Russia Palaeoentomology
Julius Theodor Christian Ratzeburg 1801 1871 Germany
Pierre Réal 1922 2009 France Lepidoptera, Morphidae, Pieridae, Tortricidae
René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur 1683 1757 France
Hans Rebel 1881 1940 Austria Lepidoptera
Ludwig Redtenbacher 1814 1876 Austria Coleoptera
Louis Jérôme Reiche 1799 1890 Netherlands / France Coleoptera
George Morrison Reid Henry 1891 1983 Sri Lanka Orthoptera
Edmund Reitter 1845 1920 Germany Coleoptera
James Rennie 1787 1867 Scotland General entomology, Lepidoptera
Anders Jahan Retzius 1742 1821 Sweden
Enzio Rafael Reuter 1867 1951 Finland Lepidoptera
Max Paul Riedel 1870 1941 Germany Diptera
Charles Valentine Riley 1843 1895 United States Economic entomology
Robert Henry Fernando Rippon 1816 1917 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Jean-Baptiste Robineau-Desvoidy 1799 1857 France Diptera
Harold E. Robinson 1932 United States Diptera
Johann Jacob Roemer 1763 1819 Switzerland
Alois Friedrich Rogenhofer 1831 1897 Austria Lepidoptera
Boris Borisovitsch Rohdendorf 1904 1977 Russia Diptera
Hermann Rolle 1864 1929 Germany Lepidoptera, Insect dealer
Per Abraham Roman 1872 1943 Sweden Hymenoptera
Camillo Róndani 1808 1879 Italy Diptera
August Johann Rösel von Rosenhof 1705 1759 Germany
Pietro Rossi 1738 1804 Italy Odonata, Lepidoptera
Josef Emanuel Fischer von Röslerstamm 1787 1866 Czech Republic Lepidoptera
Charles Rothschild 1877 1923 United Kingdom Siphonaptera
Miriam Louisa Rothschild 1908 2005 United Kingdom Siphonaptera
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild 1868 1937 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
S. A. von Rottemburg Germany Lepidoptera
G. T. Rudd United Kingdom Coleoptera
Gaston Ruter 1898 1979 France Coleoptera Cetoniidae
Ole A. Sæther 1936 2013 Norway Diptera Chironomidae
Johan Reinhold Sahlberg 1845 1920 Finland Coleoptera
Osbert Salvin 1835 1898 United Kingdom
George Samouelle 1790 1846 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Grace Sandhouse 1896 1940 United States Apoidea
Felix Santschi 1872 1940 Switzerland Formicidae
Félicien Henry Caignart de Saulcy 1832 1912 France Coleoptera
William Wilson Saunders 1809 1879 United Kingdom Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera
Henri de Saussure 1829 1905 Switzerland Hymenoptera, Orthoptera
Thomas Say 1787 1834 United States
Johann Gottlieb Schaller 1734 1814 Germany Lepidoptera
William Schaus 1858 1942 United States Lepidoptera
Johann Rudolph Schellenberg 1740 1806 Switzerland Coleoptera, Diptera
Ignaz Schiffermüller 1727 1806 Austria Lepidoptera
Ignaz Rudolph Schiner 1813 1873 Austria Diptera
Jørgen Matthias Christian Schiødte 1815 1884 Denmark
Dietrich von Schlechtendal 1834 1916 Germany Hymenoptera, Cynipidae
Justin O. Schmidt United States
Hermann Schmitz 1878 1960 Germany Diptera, Phoridae.
Carl Johan Schönherr 1772 1848 Sweden Coleoptera
Franz Paula von Schrank 1747 1835 Germany
Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber 1739 1810 Germany
Arnold Schultze 1875 1948 Germany Lepidoptera
Theodor Emil Schummel 1786 1848 Germany Diptera
Giovanni Antonio Scopoli 1723 1788 Italy Coleoptera
Alexander Walker Scott 1800 1883 Australia
John Scott 1823 1888 United Kingdom
Samuel Hubbard Scudder 1837 1911 United States
Boris Nikolayevich Schwanwitsch 1889 1957 Russia Lepidoptera
Wolfgang Schwenke 1921 2006 Germany Forest entomology, Ichneumonidae
Eugène Séguy 1890 1985 France Diptera
Adalbert Seitz 1860 1938 Germany Lepidoptera
Edmond de Sélys Longchamps 1813 1900 Belgium Odonata
Andrey Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky 1866 1942 Russia Coleoptera
Ronald A. Senior-White 1891 1954 United Kingdom Diptera
Seok Joo-myung 1908 1950 Korea Lepidoptera
David Sharp 1840 1922 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw 1902 1985 United Kingdom
Robert Walter Campbell Shelford 1872 1912 United Kingdom
Philip Sheppard 1921 1976 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Takashi Shirozu 1917 2004 Japan Lepidoptera
Frédéric Jules Sichel 1802 1868 France Hymenoptera
Victor Antoine Signoret 1816 1889 France Hemiptera
Sydney Skaife 1889 1976 South Africa Hymenoptera
Frederick Smith 1805 1879 United Kingdom Hymenoptera
James Edward Smith 1759 1828 United Kingdom
Ray F. Smith 1919 1999 United States Economic entomology
Sidney Irving Smith 1843 1926 United States
Roy Snelling 1934 2008 United States Hymenoptera
Robert Evans Snodgrass 1875 1962 United States
Marc Soula 1945 2012 France Coleoptera Rutelinae
Paul Gustav Eduard Speiser 1877 1945 Germany Diptera
William Spence 1783 1860 United Kingdom
William Blundell Spence 1813 1900 United Kingdom
Andrew Spielman 1930 2006 United States Medical entomology
Maximilian Spinola 1780 1857 France Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera
Rasmus Carl Staeger 1800 1875 Denmark Diptera
Henry Tibbats Stainton 1822 1892 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Carl Stål 1833 1878 Sweden Hemiptera
Hermann Friedrich Stannius 1808 1883 France Diptera
Otto Staudinger 1830 1900 Germany Lepidoptera
Pietro Stefanelli 1835 1919 Italy Odonata, Lepidoptera
Paul Stein 1852 1921 Germany Diptera
Samuel Friedrich Stein 1818 1885 Germany Diptera
James Francis Stephens 1792 1852 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Christian von Steven 1781 1863 Russia Lepidoptera
Hans Ferdinand Emil Julius Stichel 1862 1936 Germany Lepidoptera
Caspar Stoll 1795 Netherlands
Embrik Strand 1876 1947 Norway
Ferdinand Heinrich Hermann Strecker 1836 1901 United States Lepidoptera
Edgar Harold Strickland 1889 1962 Canada Diptera
Gabriel Strobl 1846 1925 Austria Diptera
Henry Frederick Strohecker 1905 1988 United States Coleoptera
Johann Heinrich Sulzer 1735 1813 Switzerland
Surcouf 1873 1934 France
William Swainson 1789 1855 United Kingdom
Jan Swammerdam 1637 1680 Netherlands
Charles Swinhoe 1838 1923 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Robert Swinhoe 1836 1877 United Kingdom
Datuk Rahman Anwar Syed 1932 2009 Pakistan Economic entomology
Zoltán Szilády 1878 1947 Hungary Diptera
Stephen Taber III 1924 2008 United States Hymenoptera
Sadao Takagi 1932 - Japan Coccoidea
Ernst Ludwig Taschenberg 1818 1897 Germany
Robert Templeton 1802 1892 Ireland
Gilles Terral 1943 1998 France Lepidoptera, Saturniidae
Oskar Theodor 1898 1987 Israel Diptera
Cyrus Thomas 1825 1910 United States
Michael C. Thomas United States Coleoptera
Carl Gustaf Thomson 1824 1899 Sweden Coleoptera, Hymenoptera
Carl Peter Thunberg 1743 1828 Sweden Coleoptera
Robert John Tillyard 1881 1937 Australia Odonata, Plecoptera, Neuroptera
Philip Hunter Timberlake 1883 1981 United States Hymenoptera
Norman Tindale 1900 1993 Australia
Friedrich F. Tippmann 1894 1974 Hungary Coleoptera
Maeda Toshiyasu 1799 1859 Japan All orders
Hervé de Toulgoët 1911 2009 France Lepidoptera Arctiidae
Charles Henry Tyler Townsend 1863 1944 United States
Adolfo Targioni Tozzetti 1823 1902 Italy Hemiptera
Roland Trimen 1840 1916 United Kingdom / South Africa
Alessandro Trotter 1874 1967 Italy Hymenoptera and Diptera
Charles Henry Turner 1867 1923 United States All orders
J. W. Tutt 1858 1911 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Iwasaki Tsunemasa 1786 1842 Japan All higher orders
Peter Twinn 1916 2004 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Pierre Léonard Vander Linden 1797 1831 Belgium
Ruggero Verity 1883 1959 Italy Lepidoptera
George Henry Verrall 1855 1911 United Kingdom Diptera
Enrico Verson 1845 1927 Italy Sericulture
Carlo Vidano 1923 1989 Italy Auchenorrhyca, Apiculture
Pierre Viette 1921 2011 France Lepidoptera
Joseph Villeneuve de Janti 1868 1944 France Diptera
Sigbert Wagener 1919 2004 Germany Lepidoptera
David L. Wagner 1956 United States Lepidoptera
Johan August Wahlberg 1810 1856 Sweden Coleoptera, Lepidoptera
Peter Fredrik Wahlberg 1800 1877 Sweden
Charles Athanase Walckenaer 1771 1852 France
Johann Fischer von Waldheim 1771 1853 Germany
James John Walker 1851 1939 United Kingdom
Francis Walker 1809 1874 United Kingdom
Hans Daniel Johan Wallengren 1823 1894 Sweden
Benjamin Dann Walsh 1808 1869 United States
Joseph Waltl 1805 1888 Germany Coleoptera
Doug Waterhouse 1916 2000 Australia
Frederick George Waterhouse 1815 1898 Australia
George Robert Waterhouse 1810 1888 United Kingdom
John Jenner Weir 1822 1894 United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Torkel Weis-Fogh 1922 1975 Denmark Orthoptera
Constantin Wesmael 1798 1872 Belgium Hymenoptera
Mary Jane West-Eberhard United States Hymenoptera
Bernt Wilhelm Westermann 1781 1868 Denmark
John Obadiah Westwood 1805 1893 United Kingdom Formicidae
William Morton Wheeler 1865 1937 United States Formicidae
Adam White (zoologist) 1817 1879 United Kingdom
Francis Buchanan White 1842 1894 United Kingdom
Christian Rudolph Wilhelm Wiedemann 1770 1840 Germany Diptera
Vincent Wigglesworth 1899 1994 United Kingdom
Benjamin Wilkes United Kingdom Lepidoptera
Carrington Bonsor Williams 1889 1981 United Kingdom Economic entomology, migration, ecology
E. O. Wilson 1929 United States Formicidae
Johannes Winnertz 1800 1896 Germany Diptera
Wilhelm von Winthem 1799 1847 Germany Diptera, Hymenoptera
Heinrich Wolf 1924 2004 Germany Hymenoptera
Johann Friedrich Wolff 1778 1806 Germany Hymenoptera
Thomas Vernon Wollaston 1822 1878 United Kingdom Coleoptera
Charles E. Woodworth 1897 1966 United States Economic entomology
Charles W. Woodworth 1865 1940 United States Economic entomology
Thomas Workman 1844 1900 Ireland Lepidoptera
Philogène Auguste Galilée Wytsman 1866 1925 Belgium
Philipp Christoph Zeller 1808 1883 Germany
Johan Wilhelm Zetterstedt 1785 1875 Sweden Diptera, Hymenoptera
Daniel Ziegler 1804 1876 United States
Johann Leopold Theodor Friedrich Zincken 1770 1856 Germany
Fritz Konrad Ernst Zumpt 1908 1985 Germany Diptera
Vázquez García Leonila 1914 1995 México Lepidoptera
Hoffmann Carlos Cristian 1876 1942 México Lepidoptera
Zaragoza Caballero Santiago 1935 México Coleoptera
Harry Brailovsky Alperowits 1946 México Hemiptera
Zurita García Martín Leonel 1979 México Elateridae
Pérez Hernández Cisteil Xinum 1984 México Carabidae, Cantaridae
López Pérez Sara 1985 México Chrysomelidae
Rodríguez Mirón Geovanni M. 1984 México Megalopodidae
Beutelspacher Baigts Carlos Romel 1945 México Lepidoptera
Barba Álvarez Rafael 1961 México Trichoptera
Barrera Vargas Ernesto 1944 México Reduviidae
García Aldrete Alfonso Neri 1942 México Psocoptera
García Figueroa Morales Javier 1947 México Psocoptera
González Soriano Enrique 1951 México Odonata
Johansen Naime Roberto Miguel 1944 México Thysanoptera
Mayorga Martínez Cristina 1953 México Cydnidae
Mejorada Gómez Elizabeth 1956 México Coleoptera
Ortega León Enriqueta Guillermina 1955 México Tetrigidae
Ramírez Ponce Andrés México Scarabaeidae
Martínez Luque Erick Omar 1989 México Elateridae