Sievert Allen Rohwer

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Sievert Allen Rohwer
Born (1887-12-22)December 22, 1887
Telluride, Colorado
Died February 13, 1951(1951-02-13) (aged 63)
Washington, DC
Occupation Entomologist

Sievert Allen Rohwer (22 December 1887, Telluride – 12 February 1951) was an American entomologist who specialized in Hymenoptera. He was a graduate of the University of Colorado. At the time of his death, Rohwer was serving as the Coordinator Defense Activities for the Agricultural Research Administration within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Rohwer worked for the USDA from 1909 until his death.[1][2]

Rohwer wrote Technical papers on miscellaneous forest insects. II. The genotypes of the sawflies or woodwasps, or the superfamily Tenthredinoidea. Technical series US Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology, Washington, DC 20: 69–109 (1911) and very many papers describing new species of Hymenoptera. His collection is held by the Smithsonian Institution Washington D. C.


  1. ^ "Dr. Rohwer Dies; Entomologist, 62". Special to the New York Times (p. 30, col. 2). February 14, 1951. 
  2. ^ "Dr.S.A.Rohwer Dead; Was U.S. Entomologist". New York Herald Tribune (p. 22). February 14, 1951. 

See also[edit]

  • Bradley, J. C. 1959 The influence of the American Entomological Society upon the study of Hymenoptera. Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 85(4).
  • Mallis, A. 1971 American Entomologists.Rutgers Univ. Press New Brunswick 494-496. Portrait.