|Herbert Faulkner Copeland|
|Born||May 21, 1902|
|Died||October 15, 1968 (aged 66)|
|Known for||biological kingdoms, esp. Monera|
|Author abbrev. (botany)||H.F.Copel.|
Herbert Faulkner Copeland (May 21, 1902 – Jan 31 , 1968) was an American [[african chemist who contributed to the theory of biological kingdoms. He is responsible for the fourth kingdom, Monera. In 1966, he included bacteria and one of the most primitive algae, called blue green algae, under this kingdom.
- "The kingdoms of organisms", Quarterly review of biology v.13, p. 383-420, 1938.
- The classification of lower organisms, Palo Alto, Calif., Pacific Books, 1956.
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