John Obadiah Westwood

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

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Publications[edit]

(List of works may be incomplete)

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 & Edinburgh Philos. Mag. J. Sci. 2: 443–445.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1833. Descriptions of several new British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London & Edinburgh Philos. Mag. J. Sci. 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.

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. BHL reference page 

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. BHL reference page 

1842[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Natural history of the insects of India… a new edition [of Donovan, E. 1800–1804]. 102 pp., 58 pls. London. reference page 
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. On the Goliathideous Cetoniidae of Asia. Arcana Entomologica (1842-1845) 1: 129-141 Plates 33–36.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. On the Goliathideous Cetoniidae of Africa. Part 1 & Part 2. Arcana Entomologica (1842-1845) 1: 163–188 Plate 42–46.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Monograph of the hymenopterous group, Dorylides. Arcana Entomologica 1(5): 73–80.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Descriptions of some new species of Cetoniidae, from Australia, Asia, and the Asiatic Islands. Arcana Entomologica (1842-1845) 1: 103–104 Plate 28.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. On the Goliathideous Cetoniidae of Asia. Arcana Entomologica (1842-1845) 1: 113-122 Plates 29–30.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Illustrations of some species of Cetoniidae from Madagascar. Arcana Entomologica (1842-1845) 1: 125–128 Plate 32.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Notice of a hitherto undescribed character distinctive of the sexes in certain Lucanidae. Annals and magazine of natural history 8: 121–123.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Insectorum novorum Centuria. Decadis primae Coleopterorum Synopsis. Annals and magazine of natural history 8: 123–125.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Insectorum novorum Centuria. Decadis secundae, ex ordine Coleopterorum Synopsis. Annals and magazine of natural history (1841) (2)8: 203–205.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Notice of a hitherto unobserved Character distinctive of the Sexes in certain Cetoniidae. Annals and magazine of natural history (1841) (2)8: 338–341.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Descriptions of some Dynastidae in the Collection of the Rev. F. W. Hope, illustrating the natural relations of the genus Cryptodus. Annals and magazine of natural history 8: 454–455.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Maechidius MacL., a genus of Lamellicorn beetles, with descriptions and figures of some new genera belonging to the same tribe. Annals and magazine of natural history 8: 457–458.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Descriptions of some new exotic genera belonging to the family of the sacred beetles. Proceedings of the Entomological Society London Proceedings (1841) : 58–59.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Description of a genus of lamellicorn beetles allied to Pachypus. Transactions of the Entomological Society London Proceedings (1841): 66.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Natural History of the Insects of India , containing upwards of two hundred and twenty figures and descriptions. E. Donovan, new edition : 1–99.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1842. Natural History of the Insects of China , containing upwards of two hundred and twenty figures and descriptions. E. Donovan, new edition : 1–90.

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.

1846[edit]

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.

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 2. pp. 251–534, pls. 31–80 + suppl. pl. London. Text, plates. reference page 

1854[edit]

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

1855[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1855. Descriptions of some new species of exotic Lucanidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (n.s.) 3: 197–221.

1863[edit]

1864[edit]

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. 

1875[edit]

  • Westwood, J.O. 1875. Descriptions of some new species of short-tongued bees belonging to the genus Nomia. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1875: 207–222.

1881[edit]

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. BHL reference page 

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