John Obadiah Westwood

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John Obadiah Westwood (December 22, 1805 – January 2, 1893), British entomologist and archaeologist.

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1827[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1827. Entomology. 24 March. Lit. Gaz.: 185.

1832[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1832. Description of several British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London & Edinburgh Philos. Mag. J. Sci. 1: 127–129.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1832. Class Insecta. Griffith, E. The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization by the Baron Cuvier. Whittaker, London. 796 pp.

1833[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1833. Further notices of the British parasitic hymenopterous insects; together with the "Transactions of a fly with a long tail," observed by Mr. E.W. Lewis; and additional observations. Magazine of Natural History 6: 414–421.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1833. Descriptions of several new British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London and Edinburgh philosophical magazine and journal of science (3) 2(12): 443–445.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1833. Descriptions of several new British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London and Edinburgh philosophical magazine and journal of science 3: 342–344.

1835[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1835. "...Hymenopterous Insects, which Mr Westwood regarded as new to science." Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 3: 68–72.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1835. Characters of new genera and species of hymenopterous insects.... Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 3: 51–72.

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1839[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1839. An introduction to the modern classification of insects; founded on the natural habits and corresponding organisation of the different families. Volume 2. Part XI. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, pp. 193–224.

1840[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1840. An introduction to the modern classification of insects. Vol. 2. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London. 587 pp.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1840. Observations on the genus Typhlopone, with descriptions of several exotic species of ants. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6: 81–89.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1840. Synopsis of the genera of British Insects. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London. 158 pp. BHLReference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1840. Descriptions of insects, pp. 129–136. In: F.W. Hope, On the entomology of the Himalayas and of India. Madras Journal of Literature and Science 12: 105–136.

1841[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1841. On the Evaniidae and some allied genera of hymenopterous insects. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (1)7: 535–538.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1841. Arcana entomologica, or, Illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects. London: William Smith, 1841–1845. BHLReference page

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1843[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1843. On the Mutillae of New Holland. Arcana Entomologica 2(14): 17–22.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1843. On Evania and some allied genera of hymenopterous insects. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 3(4): 237–278.

1844[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1844 Continuation of a memoir containing descriptions of new exotic Lucanidae. Journal of proceedings of the Entomological Society of London 1844: 106. Google books

1845[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1845. Description of a new species of the hymenopterous genus Aenictus, belonging to the Dorylidae. Journal of Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London 1840–1846: 85.
  • Westwood, J. O., 1845. Arcana entomologica. Illustrations of New, Rare, and Interesting Insects Vol.1: 192pp. pls 1-48; Vol.2: 192pp. pls 49-95. BHL1, BHL2. Reference page

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1847[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1847. Description of a new dorylideous insect from South Africa, belonging to the genus Aenictus. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 4: 237–238.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1847: On the sectional characters of the genus Lucanus, with descriptions of some new species of Lucanidae. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 4(4): 271–277. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.1847.tb01368.x
  • Westwood, J.O. 1847. Description of the "Driver" ants, described in the preceding article. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 5: 16–18.

1848[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1848. The cabinet of Oriental entomology, being a selection of some of the rarer and more beautiful species of insects, natives of India and the adjacent islands, the greater portion of which are now for the first time described and figured. W. Smith, London. 88 pp., 42 pls.

1851[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1851. Descriptions of three new genera of exotic Coleoptera. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (n.s.) 1: 167–172, plate XIII. Internet Archive BHL
  • Westwood, J.O. 1851. Descriptions of some new species of exotic Hymenoptera belonging to Evania and the allied genera, being a supplement to a memoir on those insects published in the third volume of the Transactions of the Entomological Society. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London (2)1: 213–234.
  • Westwood, J.O. [1851]. In Doubleday, E. & Westwood, J. O., 1850–1852: The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera Vol.2. pp.251–534, pls.31–80 + suppl.pl. London. text, plates. Reference page

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1854[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1854. Contributions to fossil entomology. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10: 378–396.

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1874[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1874. Thesaurus entomologicus oxoniensis; or, illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects, for the most part contained in the collections presented to the University of Oxford by the Rev. F.W. Hope, M.A., D.C.L., R.R.S., &c. with forty plates from drawings by the author. Claredon Press, Oxford. 205 pp. BHL Reference page

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1888[edit]

  • Westwood, J. O. 1888. List of Diurnal Lepidoptera collected in Northern Celebes by Dr. Hickson. Transactions of the entomological Society London 1888: 467–474. BHLReference page

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