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Biographical entry Barnard, Wilfred Bourne (1870 - 1940)

Born
1870
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Died
1940
Occupation
Entomologist and Grazier

Summary

Wilfred Bourne Barnard was a grazier and keen entomological collector. He devoted much time to the large wood-boring moths of the genus Xyleutes.

Details

Born Rockhampton, Queensland, October 1870. Grazier in Queensland and New South Wales. Seriously interested in entomology from 1920; formed a large collection of Lepidoptera.

Published resources

Books

  • Musgrave, A., Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., Sydney, 1932, 380 pp. Details

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See also

  • Upton, M. S., A Rich and Diverse Fauna: the history of the Australian National Insect Collection 1926 - 1991, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1997, 386 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.