George Charles Champion

George Charles Champion

List price: US$41.99

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Charles Champion (29 April 1851, Walworth, South London - 8 August 1927) was an English entomologist specialising in the study of beetles. He was the eldest son of George Champion. Encouraged by J. Platt-Barret began collecting beetles when he was 16. Champion's initial work was mainly in the Home Counties. Recognized as a serious coleopterist he accepted a post as collector for Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin to work on Biologia Centrali-Americana. Champion left England in February 1879 for Guatemala, where he arrived on 16 March. Then commencing four years of journeys and intensive collecting, which are described in a series of articles he wrote to the Entomologists' Monthly Magazine. Successful as a collector, he returned to England in 1883 with 15,000 species of insects. A former businessman he was employed by Godman and Salvin as a secretary, and he saw through the press the 52 volumes of the more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135707655
  • 9786135707656