Jean Louis René Antoine Edouard (Edouard) Claparède

1832–71

Swiss naturalist and invertebrate zoologist. Professor of zoology and comparative anatomy, Academy of Geneva, 1862. Specialised in invertebrate anatomy, histology, embryology, and evolution. One of the first Swiss naturalists to endorse CD’s theory.

Sources: Dictionnaire historique & biographique de la Suisse Gilbert 1977. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)