William Lucas Distant

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William Lucas Distant (12.XI.1845 - 4.II.1922)

Biography[edit]

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Entomologist (worked mainly on Hemiptera and Lepidoptera), his collection is kept at the British Museum of Natural History, London, U.K.

Authored taxa[edit]

Publications[edit]

Hemiptera[edit]

  • Distant, W.L. 1888: An enumeration of the Rhynchota received from Baron von Müller, and collected by Mr Sayer in New Guinea during Mr Cuthbertson's expedition. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1888: 475–489.
  • Distant, W.L. 1904. XXIII. Additions to a knowledge of the Family Cicadidæ. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1904: 667–676 Reference page.  BHL
  • Distant, W.L. 1907: Contributions to a knowledge of the Ledrinae. Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique, 51: 185–197.
  • Distant, W.L. 1908b: Rhynchota-Homoptera. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. 4: 1–501.
  • Distant, W.L. 1908c: Rhynchota Malayana, Part I. Records of the Indian Museum, 2: 127–151.
  • Distant, W.L. 1909a: Rhynchota Malayana, Part II. Records of the Indian Museum, 3: 163–181.
  • Distant, W.L. 1911a: Rhynchota from the Solomon Islands. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (8)8: 384–388.
  • Distant, W.L. 1912: Rhynchotal Notes liv. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (8)10: 602–609.
  • Distant, W.L. 1912a: An enumeration of the Rhynchota collected during the expedition of the British Ornithologists' Union to Central Dutch New Guinea. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1911: 591–604.
  • Distant, W.L. 1912b: Descriptions of some new Homoptera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8)10: 438–446.
  • Distant, W.L. 1914a: Report on the Rhynchota collected by the Wollaston expedition in Dutch New Guinea. Transactions of the London Zoological Society, 20: 335–362.
  • Distant, W.L. 1917a: Descriptions of some Ethiopian and Australian Homoptera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8)20: 186–191.
  • Distant, W.L. 1917b: The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, under the leadership of Mr J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A. Vol. VI, No vii-Rhynchota, Part II: Suborder Homoptera. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 17, 273-322.
  • Distant, W.L. 1918: Rhynchota, Homoptera: Appendix. Heteroptera: Addenda. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. 7: 1–210.

Lepidoptera[edit]