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Biographical entry Fuller, Claude W. (1872 - 1928)

Born
1 October 1872
Castle Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Died
5 November 1928
Lourenco Marque, Mozambique
Occupation
Entomologist

Summary

Claude Fuller was an Australian entomologist who was first employed as a vegetable pathologist with the New South Wales Department of Agriculture (c1890). He then moved to the Western Australian Department of Agriculture (c1896-1897). Next Fuller went to South Africa where he was involved in efforts to eradicate the tsetse fly and also wrote a report on Mealie Variegation. He worked as an assistant entomologist with the Cape Colony Department of Agriculture from 1897-1899, was Government Entomologist for Natal in 1899, and Assistant Chief, Division of Entomology for the Union of South Africa from 1910-1926. After retiring from this post he worked as an entomologist in Portuguese East Africa and died in a car accident in 1928.

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

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