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Littler, Frank Mervyn (1880 - 1922)

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Ornithologist and Entomologist
Born: 1 January 1880  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.  Died: 1 July 1922  Ravenswood, Tasmania, Australia.
Frank Mervyn Littler was an accountant, who is most noted for his ornithological and entomological studies and collections. He was a foundation member of the Royal Australasian Ornithologitís Union and a member of the Entomological Society (of London), the Entomological Society of America and the American Association of Economic Entomologists. Littler wrote many well received articles in journals and newspapers, but is best known for his text the Handbook of the birds of Tasmania and its dependencies.

Career Highlights

1901 - 1905Wrote a fortnightly column on Tasmanian Birds in the Weekly Courier, Launceston
1901 - 1913Published numerous articles in The literature of Australian birds
1903 - Member of the Entomological Society, London
1910Handbook of the birds of Tasmania and its dependencies published


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 29 January 2007

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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