Reference numberEC/1883/14
TitleTrimen, Roland: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAuthor of numerous papers on the natural history of S Africa, more especially its entomology, extending over more than 20 years. Amongst the more important are: - Rhopalocera Africae australis, a catalogue of South African Butterflies. Part I 1862; Part II 1866; On the fertilization of Disa grandiflora, Proc Linn Soc vii, pp 144-147; On the Butterflies of Madagascar, Quarterly Journal of Science, Oct 1864; On the structure of Bonatea speciosa, with reference to its fertilization, Journ Proc Linn Soc. ix, pp.156-160; On some undescribed species of South African Butterflies including a new genus of Lycaenidae, Trans Ent Soc, 1868, pp.69-96; On some remarkable mimetic analogies among African butterflies, Trans Linn Soc, 1869, xxvi, pp. 498-522; On a specimen of the so-called Bonnet of the Southern Right Whale, Trans S African Phil Soc, 1878; On a new species of Roller (Coracias) from the Zambesi, Proc Zool Soc, 1880; Note on the capture of the paired sexes of Papilio cenea in Natal, Trans Ent Soc, 1881.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: E Klein; G J Romanes
From Personal Knowledge: R McLachlan; H W Bates; John Lubbock; P L Sclater; E Ray Lankester; H N Moseley; Jos D Hooker; W T Thiselton Dyer; Charles Darwin; T Spencer Cobbold; John
Ball; Lionel S Beale; Hy B Tristram
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Trimen, Roland: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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