George Robert Crotch

George Robert Crotch

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Robert Crotch (1842-1874) was a British entomologist. Born in Cambridge, England 1842 Crotch became interested in insects, especially Coleoptera, while an undergraduate at Cambridge University. He worked at the University Library, Cambridge. He collected insects in Europe and in the Autumn of 1872, he left England on an entomological tour of the world initially arriving at Philadelphia and in the Spring/Summer of 1873 collected insects in California, Oregon, and the Fraser River in British Colimbia. In 1873 he accepted a position as assistant from Louis Agassiz at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology with Hermann August Hagen. He made collections of Coleoptera in California, Vancouver's Island and Oregon but soon afterwards he died of tuberculosis.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135707760
  • 9786135707762