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Biographical entry Jarvis, Edmund (1869 - 1935)

18 February 1869
Dartmouth, Devonshire, England
17 December 1935


Edmund Jarvis worked for the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations in Queensland as Assistant Entomologist and later Entomologist from 1914-1935. He worked on the biology and control of a wide range of insects in sugarcane.


Born Dartmouth, Devonshire, England, 18 February 1869. Died Brisbane ?, 17 December 1935. Acting Assistant Entomologist, National Museum, Melbourne 1903; Assistant State Entomologist, Department of Agriculture and Stock, Queensland 1908; Acting State Entomologist 1912-13, Acting Entomologist to Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations, Department of Agriculture and Stock 1914-21, Entomologist to Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations 1921-28, Entomologist in charge of Entomology, Queensland, Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations, comprising the stations at Bundaberg, Mackay and Cairns 1928-35.

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  • Musgrave, A., Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930 (Sydney: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., 1932), 380 pp. Details


McCarthy, G.J.