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 – October 15, 1968) was an American biologist who contributed to the theory of biological kingdoms. he grouped unicellular organisms into 2 large kingdoms: the Monera kingdom and the Protista kingdom. In 1966, he included bacteria and one of the most primitive algae, called blue green algae, under Monera 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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