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 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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