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Roland Trimen

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Roland Trimen FRS (29 October 1840 in London – 25 July 1916 in London) was a British-South African naturalist, best known for South African Butterflies (1887–89), a collaborative work with Colonel James Henry Bowker. [1]

12 relations: Bordeaux, Darwin Medal, Edgar Leopold Layard, Henry Trimen, Iziko South African Museum, James Henry Bowker, London, Mary Elizabeth Barber, Natural history, Phylloxera, Racket-tailed roller, Royal Society.


Bordeaux (Gascon Occitan: Bordèu) is a port city on the Garonne in the Gironde department in Southwestern France.

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Darwin Medal

The Darwin Medal is awarded by the Royal Society every alternate year for "work of acknowledged distinction in the broad area of biology in which Charles Darwin worked, notably in evolution, population biology, organismal biology and biological diversity".

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Edgar Leopold Layard

Edgar Leopold Layard MBOU, (23 July 1824 – 1 January 1900) was a British diplomat and a naturalist mainly interested in ornithology and to a lesser extent the molluscs.

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Henry Trimen

Henry Trimen (26 October 1843 – 16 October 1896) was a British botanist who worked in Sri Lanka.

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Iziko South African Museum

The Iziko South African Museum is a South African national museum located in Cape Town.

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James Henry Bowker

Colonel James Henry Bowker (23 August 1825 – 27 October 1900), was a South African naturalist and soldier.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Mary Elizabeth Barber

Mary Elizabeth Barber (5 January 1818 – 4 September 1899) was a pioneering British-born amateur scientist of the nineteenth century.

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Natural history

Natural history is a domain of inquiry involving organisms including animals, fungi and plants in their environment; leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.

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Grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae (Fitch 1855); family Phylloxeridae, within the order Hemiptera, bugs); originally described in France as Phylloxera vastatrix; equated to the previously described Daktulosphaira vitifoliae, Phylloxera vitifoliae; commonly just called phylloxera (from φύλλον, leaf, and ξηρός, dry) is a pest of commercial grapevines worldwide, originally native to eastern North America.

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Racket-tailed roller

The racket-tailed roller (Coracias spatulatus) is a species of bird in the family Coraciidae.

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Royal Society

The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roland_Trimen

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