John Read le Brockton Tomlin

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A photographic portrait of John Read le Brockton Tomlin[citation needed]

John Read le Brockton Tomlin (15 August 1864 – 24 December 1954) was a British malacologist.[1] He was one of the founders of the Malacological Society of London and was president of the Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland on two separate occasions.[2]

Tomlin named more than a hundred taxa of gastropod molluscs, including:

He also named some scaphopods and bivalves.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coan E. V., Kabat A. R. & Petit R. E. (15 February 2009). 2,400 years of malacology, 6th ed., 830 pp. & 32 pp. [Annex of Collations]. American Malacological Society
  2. ^ "J. R. le B. Tomlin, 1864–1954". Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland. accessed 4 October 2010.

Further reading[edit]

  • Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 16(1): frontispiece [portrait] [1924].
  • Anonymous, 1955. J. R. le B. Tomlin. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London (Series C, Journal of Meetings) 19(11): 69-70.
  • E. A. Salisbury, 1955. Obituary. J. R. le B. Tomlin, 1864-1954. Journal of Conchology 24(2): 29-39, pl. 2 [portrait; list of taxa].
  • H. O. Ricketts & A. E. Salisbury, 1954. List of papers on Mollusca and obituaries of conchologists published by the late J. R. le B. Tomlin. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 31(3-4): 87-94.
  • A. E. Salisbury, 1955. J. R. le B. Tomlin, 1864-1954. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 31(3-4): 85-87.
  • Abbott, 1963: 29. Barnard, 1965: 30.
  • S. P. Dance, 1971. The Melvill-Tomlin shell collection: legacy of a great collector. Amgueddfa (Cardiff) 8: 27-33.
  • Cleevely, 1983 288-289. Dance, 1986: 174-175, 228. Trew, 1987: 82.
  • N. McMillan, 1990. John Reade [sic] Le Brockton Tomlin (1864–1954). The Conchologists’ Newsletter 113: 291-292.
  • A. Trew, 1990. John R. le B. Tomlin’s new molluscan names. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales, 101 pp.
  • Trew, 1993: 85.
  • A. N. van der Bijl, 1995. Het kontakt van M. M. Schepman met J. C. Melvill en J. R. le B. Tomlin. Correspondentieblad van de Nederlandse Malacologische Vereniging 285: 86-92.
  • Fouché, 1995: 10.
  • J. E. Chatfield, 1998. Shells at Hastings: the shell collections at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, East Sussex. The Conchologists’ Newsletter 147: 90-102.
  • Muñiz Solís, 2002: 278.
  • J. Gallichan, 2003. Documenting the past: insights into the Tomlin archive. Mollusc World 3: 11.
  • J. Gallichan, 2007. Documenting the past: the Tomlin Archive. P. 68, in: K. Jordaens, et al., eds., World Congress of Malacology Antwerp 15–20 July 2007, Abstracts, lxxix + 298 pp.

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