Sievert Allen Rohwer

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Sievert Allen Rohwer (22 December 1887, Telluride - 12 February 1951 was an American entomologist who specialised in Hymenoptera

He was a senior insect taxonomist with the United States Department of Agriculture. Rohwer wrote Technical papers on miscellaneous forest insects. II. The genotypes of the sawflies or woodwasps, or the superfamily Tenthredinoidea. Technical series US Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology, Washington, DC 20: 69–109 (1911) and very many papers describing new species of Hymenoptera. His collection is held by the Smithsonian Institution Washington D. C.


  • Bradley, J. C. 1959 The influence of the American Entomological Society upon the study of Hymenoptera. Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 85(4).
  • Mallis, A. 1971 American Entomologists.Rutgers Univ. Press New Brunswick 494-496. Portrait.