William Kirby

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William Kirby (September 19, 1759 – July 4, 1850), British entomologist.

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1802[edit]

  • Kirby, W. 1802. Monographia apum Angliæ; or, an attempt to divide into their natural genera and families, such species of the Linnean genus Apis as have been discovered in England: with descriptions and observations... Vol. I. pp. i–xxii, 1–258, Tab. 1–14. Ipswich. doi: 10.5962/bhl.title.10346 BHL
  • Kirby, W. 1802. Monographia apum Angliæ; or, an attempt to divide into their natural genera and families, such species of the Linnean genus Apis as have been discovered in England: with descriptions and observations... Vol. II. pp. 1–388, Tab. 15-18. Ipswich. doi: 10.5962/bhl.title.10346 BHL

1819[edit]

  • Kirby, W. 1819. A century of insects, including several new genera described from his cabinet. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 12: 375–453. [Dated 1818.].
  • Kirby, W. 1819. A description of several new species of insects collected in New Holland by Robert Brown. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 12: 454–482. [Dated 1818.].

1825[edit]

  • Kirby, W. 1825. A description of such genera and species of insects, as alluded to in the "Introduction to Entomology" of Messrs. Kirby and Spence, as appear not to have been before sufficiently noticed or described. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 14: 563–572. Internet Archive

1827[edit]

  • Kirby, W. 1827: A description of some new genera and species of petalocerous Coleoptera. Zoological Journal, 3(10): 145–158. BHL Reference page. 

1828[edit]

  • Kirby, W. 1828. A description of some Coleopterous insects in the collection of the Rev. F.W. Hope, F.L.S. Zoological Journal. 3: 520–525.
  • Kirby, W. & Spence, W. 1828. An introduction to entomology: or elements of the natural history of insects. volume 4. Fifth Edition. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, U.K. 681 pp. BHL

1837[edit]

  • Kirby, W. 1837. The insects. In: Richardson J. (Ed.), Fauna boreali-Americana; or the zoology of the northern parts of British America: containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, RN. J. Fletcher, Norwich. Part 4: 325 + [2] pp., 8 pls. BHL. Reference page. 
  • Kirby, W. in Hope, F.W. 1837. The coleopterist's manual, containing the lamellicorn insects of Linnaeus and Fabricius. Vol. 1. London: H.G. Bohn. xiii + 121 pp, 4 pls. Internet Archive BHL


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