Iacobus Franciscus Stephens

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Iacobus Franciscus Stephens (Anglice: James Francis Stephens), natus est die 16 Septembris, 1792 ad Shoreham-by-Sea; mortuus die 22 Decembris, 1852 fuit studiosus zoologiae, ornithologiae, et entomologiae Anglicus.

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  • Nomenclature of British Insects: Being a Compendious List of Such Species (1829).
  • The last six volumes of General Zoology, or systematic natural history (1800-26) (16 volumes) after the death of Georgius Shaw.
  • A systematic Catalogue of British insects: being an attempt to arrange all the hitherto discovered indigenous insects in accordance with their natural affinities. Containing also the references to every English writer on entomology, and to the principal foreign authors. With all the published British genera to the present time(1829.)
  • Illustrations of British Entomology; or, a synopsis of indigenous insects, containing their generic and specific distinctions; with an account of their metamorphoses, times of appearance, localities, food, and economy, as far as practicable.In ten volumes. (1828-1846).

This work consists of 7 volumes of Mandibulata, 4 volumes of Haustellata, and 1 supplementary volume. The plates are coloured by hand, after drawings by C.M. Curtis and Ioannes Obadiah Westwood.

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