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Biographical entry Hopson, John (1867 - 1928)

30 December 1867
Eccleston, New South Wales, Australia
17 June 1928
Eccleston, New South Wales, Australia
Entomologist and Farmer


John Hopson was a farmer turned entomologist who collected insect species around his property and neighbouring areas like the Barrington Tops. He was an expedition guide and leader for many visiting scientists. His collection is housed at the Australian Museum in Canberra.

Published resources


  • 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.