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Biographical entry Dumigan, Edward Jarrett (1878 - 1969)

Born
1878
Died
1969
Occupation
Entomologist and Teacher

Summary

Edward Dumigan was a teacher who made significant collections of insects, particularly butterflies, throughout Queensland. His Our insects (1934) was designed mainly for teachers but included many of his original observations. In 1928 he donated a collection of Neuroptera to the CSIRO Division of Economic Entomology, while a larger collection of insect specimens was deposited with the University of Queensland Insect Collection where it constitutes a large proportion of the collection.

Helen Cohn