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Biographical entry Skuse, Frederick A. Askew (c. 1863 - 1896)

Born
c. 1863
England
Died
10 June 1896
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Entomologist

Summary

Frederick A. Askew Skuse studied at the British Museum of Natural History and migrated to Australia in search of work. After a stint lecturing at the Sydney School of the Arts, he eventually found work at the Australian Museum. There he was employed for three years on the Australian Diptera (flies) collection and in 1890 was promoted to Scientific Assistant in the Entomological Department.

Details

Events

c. 1888
Life event - Migrated to Australia (Sydney)
1888 - 1890
Career position - Collected insects throughout New South Wales
c. 1889
Career position - Lecturer at the Sydney School of the Arts
1890 - 1896
Career position - Scientific Assistant in the Entomological Department of the Australian Museum in Sydney

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.