Hugh Scott (entomologist)

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Hugh Scott FRS (1885–1960) was a British entomologist and biogeographer. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1941. He worked as curator of the Cambridge University Museum of Zoology and as assistant keeper in the Department of Entomology, British Museum (Natural History).

He was a close friend and coworker of G. Evelyn Hutchinson.[1]

Taxa named after him include:


  1. ^ Slack, Nancy G. (2011). G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Modern Ecology. Yale University Press. p. 92. ISBN 978-0-300-16174-8. JSTOR j.ctt5vkzz7.
  2. ^ a b Breuning, Stephan (1939). "Novae species Cerambycidarum VII" (PDF). Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstage von Professor Dr. Embrik Strand. 5. Riga. pp. 144–290. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 September 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ Knisch, Alfred (1922). "Hugoscottia, eine neue Helocharengattung. (Col. Hydrophilidae Op. 12.)" (PDF). Entomologischer Anzeiger. 2 (8): 90.

General references[edit]

  • Thompson, W. R. (1961). "Hugh Scott. 1885–1960". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 7: 229–242. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1961.0018. JSTOR 769409.
  • Hindle, E. (1961). "Dr. Hugh Scott, Sc.D., F.R.S.". Obituary. The Geographical Journal. 127 (1): 142. JSTOR 1793264.
  • Britton, E. B. (24 December 1960). "Dr. Hugh Scott, F.R.S.". Obituaries. Nature. 188 (4756): 1070–1071. Bibcode:1960Natur.188.1070B. doi:10.1038/1881070a0.
  • Benson, Robert B. (1960). "Dr. Hugh Scott". Obituary. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine. 96: 105.
  • "Dr. Hugh Scott: Widely Travelled Entomologist". Obituary. The Times (54918). London. 2 November 1960. p. 15.

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