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Eugène Desmarest

1816–89

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

Bibliography

DBF: Dictionnaire de biographie Française. Under the direction of J. Balteau et al. 20 vols. and 8 fascicles of vol. 21 (A–Levaditi) to date. Paris: Librairie Letouzey & Ané. 1933–.

Gilbert, Pamela. 1977. A compendium of the biographical literature on deceased entomologists. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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