Grigory Bey-Bienko

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Grigory Yakovlevich Bey-Bienko (Russian: Григорий Яковлевич Бей-Биенко; 7 February 1903, in Bilopillia, Russian Empire (now Sumy Oblast, Ukraine) – 3 November 1971) was a Russian entomologist who specialized in Orthoptera.

He graduated from the Omsk Institute of Agriculture, worked in the USSR Institute for Plants Protection (Vsesoyuznij Institut Zaschity Rastenij, 1929–1938), Leningrad Agricultural Institute (1938–1968) and Institute for Zoology of the USSR Academy of Sciences (starting in 1948). He was a Stalin Prize winner (1952), corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences (starting in 1953) and chairman of the USSR Entomology Society (starting in 1966)

He was one of the editors of Keys to the Insects of the European Part of the USSR (Leningrad, Nauka; published in English by Amerind Publishing, New Delhi) and Fauna of the European Part of the USSR (Leningrad, Nauka; published in English by Amerind Publishing, New Delhi).

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Selected works[edit]

  • Bey-Bienko G. Ya., 1954: Insecta: Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae. Fauna SSSR. 388 pp.
  • Bey-Bienko G. Ya., 1962 Об общей классификации насекомых (On the general classification of insects). Энтомологическое обозрение (Entomol. Rev. URSS) 49 (1): 6–21