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Authorised form of nameThompson; William Robin (1887 - 1972); entomologist
SurnameThompson
ForenamesWilliam Robin
Dates1887 - 1972
Dates and placesBirth:
29 June 1887
Death:
30 January 1972
ActivityEducation:
MSc (Cornell); DSc (Sorbonne, Paris)
Career:
Superintendent of Farnham House Laboratory of the Imperial Institute of Entomology (London and Farnham Royal)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/05/1933
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1973 vol 19 pp 655-678, plate, by W H Thorpe
Royal Society codeNA1876
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1933/15Thompson, William Robin: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/65/263Referee's report by William Robin Thompson, on a paper 'Further experiments on olfactory conditioning in a parasitic insect. The nature of the conditioning process' by William Homan ThorpeOctober 1938
RR/50/40Referee's report by William Robin Thompson, on a paper 'Biology and morphology of the immature stages of Mycetophilidae (Diptera, Nematocera)' by S MadwarJanuary 1936
RR/62/94Second referee's report by William Robin Thompson, on a paper 'The influence of moonlight on the activity of certain nocturnal insects, particularly of the family Noctuidae, as indicated by a light trap' by Carrington Bonsor Williams[March 1936]
RR/63/112Referee's report by William Robin Thompson, on a paper 'Olfactory conditioning in a parasitic insect and its relation to the problem of host selection' by William Homan Thorpe and F G W JonesMay 1937
RR/64/56Referee's report by William Robin Thompson, on a paper 'On the responses of the african migratory locust to different types of background' by M Hertz and Augustus Daniel Imms[February 1937]
RR/62/93Referee's report by William Robin Thompson, on a paper 'The influence of moonlight on the activity of certain nocturnal insects, particularly of the family Noctuidae, as indicated by a light trap' by Carrington Bonsor Williams[February 1936]
RR/52/80Referee's report by William Robin Thompson, on a paper 'A hormone causing pupation in the blowfly calliphora erythrocephala' by Gottfried Fraenkel21 November 1934
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