Ref NoMS/221
TitleCatalogue of the Hymenopterous insects collected by A.R.Wallace - Frederick Smith
AdminHistoryFrederick Smith (1805-1879) was a British entomologist.

Smith was born on 30 December 1805. He worked in the zoology department of the British Museum from 1849, specialising in the Hymenoptera. In 1875, he was promoted to Assistant Keeper of Zoology. His publications included Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects (7 parts, 1853–1859) and parts 5 (1851) and 6 (1852) of the Nomenclature of Coleopterous Insects. From 1862-1863, Smith was president of the Entomological Society of London. He had one son, the zoologist and malacologist, Edgar Albert Smith (1847-1916). He died on 16 February 1879.
DescriptionCatalogue of the Hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by Alfred Russel Wallace, written by Frederick Smith (Assistant in the Zoological Department in the British Museum).
Datec. 1857
LevelFile
Extent1 folder (265 ff.)
LanguageEnglish
NotesFull transcription available in Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, vol. 2, p. 42 (1857)
Creator NameSmith, Frederick
Access_StatusOpen
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