Reference numberEC/1890/13
Previous numbersCert XI, 187
TitleSharp, David: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationPresident of the Entomological Society of London. Hon Memb Inst New Zealand etc, etc. Distinguished as an Entomologist, especially for his knowledge of the order Coleoptera, many of the more intricate groups of which he has studied with referenceto their structure, classification, geographical distribution, &c; is attached to Science, and anxious to promote its progress. Author of the following memoirs: 'On Aquatic Carnivorous Coleoptera or Dytiscidae,' forming Vol II (Ser 2) of the Scient Trans Roy Dubl Soc, 1879-1882; 'Memoirs on the Coleoptera of the Hawaiian Islands' (ibid, 1885); besides upwards of one hundred minor contributions to the Transactions of various Societies in England and on the Continent. Has also just completed a memoir on the Dytiscidae, Staphilinidae, etc, of Mexico and Central America, being Coleoptera, Vol I, part 2 of Messrs Godman and Salvin's Biologia Centrali-Americana (pp 824, pls 19), and is now engaged in studying the Clavicornia and Rhynchophora for the same work. Since 1885 he has written the whole of the Insecta (except the Neuroptera) for the Zoological Record.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: G J Romanes; H G Seeley; [John Bull]
From Personal Knowledge: F D Godman; Osbert Salvin; W H Flower; A Gunther; H W Bates; P L Sclater; H T Stainton; R McLachlan; Alfred Newton; R Meldola; James Crichton Browne; Edward B Poulton
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Sharp, David: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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