George Robert Crotch

1842–74

Entomologist. BA, Cambridge (St John’s), 1864; MA, 1867. Second assistant librarian, Cambridge University Library, 1867–71. Rearranged the insect collection at the Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, Cambridge, in 1871. Embarked for North America to collect specimens in 1872. Worked at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, 1873–4. Specialised in the Coleoptera, especially Coccinellidae and Erotylidae.

Sources: Alum. Cantab. Smart and Wager 1977. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)