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Jean Louis René Antoine Edouard (Edouard) Claparède


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.


Dictionnaire historique & biographique de la Suisse

Gilbert 1977.


Dictionnaire historique & biographique de la Suisse. Under the direction of Marcel Godet et al. 7 vols. and supplement. Neuchâtel: Administration du Dictionnaire Historique & Biographique de la Suisse. 1921–34.

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