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Biographical entry Spry, Frank Palmer (1858 - 1922)

Born
18 June 1858
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
8 August 1922
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Entomologist

Details

Born Melbourne, 18 June 1858. Died Melbourne, 8 August 1922. Stonemason; contractor's foreman, sewerage works round Melbourne; Museum Assistant, National Museum, Melbourne 1904-20, Entomologist 1920-22. Wrote Victorian Butterflies (1893, with E. Anderson). Found many fossils around the Yarra, including Bather's new crinoid and Gregoriura spyri (brittle-star).

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.