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Biographical entry McDougall, William Alexander (1905 - )

15 January 1905
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia


William McDougall was an entomologist who collected insects from all over Queensland and in northern New South Wales. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science (BSC), McDougall joined the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations in Queensland as an Assistant Entomologist (1 January 1928). He spent the first three years stationed at Meringa then in 1931 was transferred to Mackay to investigate Wireworm infections of sugarcane crops.

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.