Robert Herbert Carcasson

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Robert Herbert Carcasson (5 december 1918, Cheltenham - 1982) was een Engelse entomoloog, die gespecialiseerd is in vlinders. Hij was directeur van de Nationale Museum van Kenia in Nairobi van 1961 tot 1968.

Publicaties[bewerken]

  • 1961: The Acraea butterflies of East Africa (Lepidoptera, Acraeidae). J.E. Africa Nat. Hist. Soc. Special Supplement No 8
  • 1964: A preliminary survey of the zoogeography of African butterflies. East African Wildlife journal 2: 122-157.
  • 1968: The Sphingidae (Hawk Moths) of Eastern Africa. Ph.D. thesis. pp.233. Nairobi: University of East Africa.
  • 1975: The Swallowtail Butterflies of East Africa (Lepidoptera,Papilionidae). E.W. Classey Ltd.
  • 1976: Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. Second edition.Faringdon, Oxen: E.W. Classey Ltd.
  • 1980: Collins Handguide to the butterflies of Africa. Collins: London

Referenties[bewerken]

  • Vane-Wright, R. I. 1983 [Carcasson, R. H.] Antenna 7(1)
  • Ackery P. R., Smith C. R., and Vane-Wright R. I.eds. 1995. Carcasson's African butterflies-An Annotated Catalogue of the Papilionidea and Hesperioidea of the Afrotropical Region. Canberra: CSIRO.

A collated edited and amplified version of Carcasson's manuscripts. Included are species, genus-group, species-group and infra-subspecific names of Afrotropical butterflies and text on hostplants, general reviews of bionomics, biology, biogeography and bibliography.