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Biographical entry Gibbons, Charles (1841 - 1927)

Born
20 March 1841
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
13 October 1927
Occupation
Entomologist

Summary

Charles Gibbons became interested in entomology at age 65 after watching a fruit-fly-infested peach tree. He subsequently did much collecting of bees and wasps in the Roseville and Hornsby areas, New South Wales, particularly the "Asilidae".

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Charles Gibbons - Records, 1920 - 1927; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Books

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

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.