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Biographical entry Westwood, John Obadiah (1805 - 1893)

Born
22 December 1805
Sheffield, England
Died
2 January 1893
Occupation
Entomologist

Summary

John Obadiah Westwood was the first Hope Professor at the University of Oxford, where he was Chair of Invertebrate Zoology. He made major contributions to the field of Australian entomology and wrote a great many articles between 1835 and 1864.

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.