French entomologist. Member of the Société entomologique de France from 1838; secretary, 1840–89. Keeper of the Department of Comparative Anatomy, Museum of the Jardin des plantes. Co-author of the Encyclopédie d’histoire naturelle (1851–61).
Sources: DBF, Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 2d ser. 1 (1890): 117, Gilbert 1977. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)