George Bowdler Buckton
He was assistant to August Wilhelm von Hofmann (1818-1892) at the Royal College of Chemistry in London. He wrote scientific papers on chemistry until 1865 when he moved to Haslemere and started to study Hemiptera. In 1867, he was elected a member of the Royal Society. He wrote:
- Monograph of the British Aphides (four volumes, London, 1876-1883).
- Monograph of the British Cicadæ or Tettigidae (two volumes, Macmillan & Co., London, 1890-1891).
- The Natural History of Eristalis tenax or the Drone-Fly (Macmillan & Co., London, 1895).
- A Monograph of the Membracidae, with an article by Edward Bagnall Poulton (1856-1943) (Lovell Reeve & Co., London, 1901-1903).
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- Buckton, George Bowdler (1818-1905), entomologist by Robert Steele, rev. Yolanda Foote in Dictionary of National Biography
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