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William Beutenmuller

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William Beutenmuller (March 31, 1864 - February 24, 1934), was an American entomologist who served as curator of entomology at the American Museum of Natural History (1888-1912), editor of the Journal of the New York Entomological Society (1893-1903), and president of the New York Entomological Society (1900).[1][2] He published numerous scientific articles on many insect groups, including beetles, flies, gall wasps, and butterflies and moths.[2]

Beutenmuller was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, and attended school in New York.[1][2] He was married to scientific illustrator Edna Hyatt.[1][2] He lived his later years in Tenafly, New Jersey, and died of heart disease at Englewood Hospital in 1934.[1][2][3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Anonymous (1934). "Obituary". Entomological News. 45 (4): 112.
  2. ^ a b c d e Weiss, Harry B. (1943). "The Journal of the New York Entomological Society 1893-1942". Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 51 (4): 285–294.
  3. ^ "W. Beutenmuller, 69, Dies; Entomologist Was Long a Curator at Natural History Museum,", The New York Times, February 25, 1934. Accessed November 22, 2020. "Tenafly, N. J., Feb. 24.-William Beutenmuller of 85 Elm Street, Tenafly, one of the leading American entomologists, who was curator of the Department of Entomology of the American Museum of Natural History from 1889 to 1910, died today in the Englewood Hospital of heart disease.... Mr. Beutenmuller was born in Hoboken, a son of William and Mathilda Hauser Beutenmuller."


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