Edward Hallowell (herpetologist)

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Edward Hallowell
Born 1808
Died February 20, 1860
Nationality American
Scientific career
Fields Herpetology
Medicine

Edward Hallowell (1808 – February 20, 1860) was an American herpetologist and physician.

He studied and practiced medicine in Philadelphia. He also was a renowned herpetologist who described 55 new species of reptiles.

Publications in the Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia[edit]

  • "Description of new species of African reptiles," 1844: 169-172
  • "Description of new species of reptiles from Africa," 1844: 118-120
  • "Descriptions of new species of African reptiles," 1844: 58-62
  • "Description of a new species of Chameleon from Western African," 1841: 111-115.
  • "Descriptions of reptiles from South America," 1945 (2): 241-247.
  • "Description of new species of African Reptiles", 1945: 247-250.
  • "Description of a new species of Coluber inhabiting the United States," 1847:278-281.
  • "On the horned viper of western Africa," 1847: 319-321.
  • "Description of two new species of Onychocephalus, from the western coast of Africa," 1848:
  • "Description of a species of Eryx, from Madras," 1848: 184.
  • "Reproduction of Coluber venustus," 1848: 245-246.
  • "Descriptions of new species of reptiles inhabiting North America," 1852, 6: 177-182.
  • "Descriptions of new species from Oregon," 1852, 6: 182-183.
  • "On a new genus and two new species of African serpents," 1852: 203-205.
  • "On a new genus and three new species of reptiles inhabiting North America," 1852: 206-209.
  • "On some new reptiles from California," 1853, 6: 236-238
  • "Description of new species of Reptilia from western Africa," 1853, 64:62-65
  • "Descriptions of new reptiles from Guinea," 1854: 193-194
  • " Description of new reptiles from California," 1855, 7:91-97.
  • "On a genus and species of serpent from Honduras," 1855, 7:97.
  • "Remarks on the geographical distribution of reptiles," 1854: 98-105.
  • "Notices of new reptiles from Texas," 1854: 192-193.
  • "A large collection of living specimens of Sternothaerus odoratus," 1856, 8: 106-108.
  • "On several new species of reptiles in the collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences," 1856,8: 153-156.
  • "Notes on reptiles in the collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia," 1856, 8: 221-238.
  • "Note on the collection of reptiles from the neighborhood of San Antonio, Texas," 1856, 8:306-310.
  • "Description of several new North American Reptiles," 1857, 9:215.
  • "Notes of a collection of reptiles from the Gaboon country, West Africa," 1857, 9: 48-72.
  • "Notes on the reptiles in the collection of the museum of the Academy of Natural Sciences," 1858, 8 (4): 146-153.
  • "Report upon the Reptilia of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under command of Capt. John Rogers, U. S. N.," 1860, 12: 480 - 510.

References[edit]

  • Kelly, H. A. & Burrage, W. L., Dictionary of American medical biography, 1928