Brown, William Louis Jr. (1922-1997)

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William Louis Brown, Jr.
Born (1922-06-01)1 June 1922
Died 30 May 1997(1997-05-30) (aged 74)
Ithaca, New York
Nationality American

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor Brown taught entomology and evolutionary theory in the Department of Entomology in the New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University from 1960 until his retirement in 1991. He worked on the reclassification of the family Formicidae. Before coming to Cornell, he worked with all of the principal museum ant collections in North and South America, Western Europe, South Africa and Australia.

TAXONOMIC PUBLICATIONS

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1953f. The neotropical species of the ant genus Strumigenys Fr. Smith: group of smithii Forel. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 61:101-110.
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1954c [1953]. The neotropical species of the ant genus Strumigenys Fr. Smith: group of elongata Roger. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 61:189-200.
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1955h. The first social parasite in the ant tribe Dacetini. Insectes Soc. 2: 181-186
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1959a. The neotropical species of the ant genus Strumigenys Fr. Smith: group of emeryi Mann. Entomological News. 70:97-104.
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1966a. [Untitled. Synonymy of Monomorium floreanum Stitz under Monomorium floricola (Jerdon).]. P. 175 in: Linsley, E. G., Usinger, R. L. Insects of the Galápagos Islands. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (4)33:113-196.
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1995a. [Untitled. Taxonomic changes in Pachycondyla attributed to Brown.] Pp. 302-311 in: Bolton, B. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp.
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 2000. [Untitled. Mitis-group. Pyramica mitis Brown sp. n.] Pp. 441-443 in: Bolton, B. The ant tribe Dacetini. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 65, part 1 and 2: 1-1028
  • Ward, P. S.; Bolton, B.; Shattuck, S. O.; Brown, W. L., Jr. 1996. A bibliography of ant systematics. Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 116: 1-417

REFERENCE

  • Taylor, B. 1997. Australian National Insect Collection News 11: 12-13, portrait.
  • Gotwald, W.H. 1998. Sociobiology 31: 147-150, portrait (p. 69).
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