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Armstrong, Jack Walter Trench

Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jack Walter T. Armstrong (John) was an amateur entomologist with a particular interest in beetles.

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Alternative Names: Armstrong, John (Also known as)
Educated partly at The King's School and partly by private tuition on the family property. Accompanied H.J. Carter and K. McKeown of the Australian Museum on a collecting expedition to the Nandewar Ranges near Narrabri in early November 1932, where a new beetle, Menephilus armstrongi Carter, was discovered. A second beetle, Boganium armstrongi Sen Gupta & Crowson 1966, was also named after him. Described 52 species and 5 new genera of beetles. Fellow, Royal Entomological Society London.

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Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 16 September 2004

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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