Daniel William Coquillett

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Daniel William Coquillett
Born (1856-01-23)January 23, 1856
Pleasant Valley, Ill
Died July 7, 1911(1911-07-07) (aged 55)
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Nationality American
Fields Entomology
Known for Wrote a revision of the dipterous family Therevidae

Daniel William Coquillett (23 January 1856, Pleasant Valley, Ill. – 7 July 1911 Atlantic City, New Jersey) was an American entomologist who specialised in Diptera.[1] He wrote a revision of the dipterous family Therevidae[2] and many other scientific papers in which he described many new species and genera of Diptera.


  1. ^ Carpenter, M.M. 1945. Bibliography of biographies of entomologists. The American Midland Naturalist 33: 1-116.
  2. ^ Revision of the dipterous family Therevidae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 2(3): 97-101 (1894)

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