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Octavius Pickard-Cambridge


Anglican clergyman and zoologist. Ordained deacon, 1858; priest, 1859. Succeeded his father as rector of Bloxworth, Dorset, 1860. Travelled in Europe and the Middle East in 1864 and 1865 and collected Lepidoptera. An expert on spiders, on which he published numerous papers and monographs. FRS 1887.


A. W. Pickard-Cambridge 1918

Proceedings of the Royal Society series B, 91 (1920): xlix–liii