The Myriapoda (Millipedes, Centipedes) Featuring the North American Fauna     
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Richard Lawrence Hoffman, USA, 1927-2012. Activity period, 1947-2012. Photo by Z. Korss.

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John Steven Buckett, USA, 1939-1986. Activity period with myriapods, 1964-1969.

Yosioki Takakuwa, Japan, 1873-1960. Activity period, 1928-1960.

Abraham Ezra Michelbacher, USA, 1899-1991. Activity period with myriapods (Symphyla), 1932-1949.

Karl Wilhelm Verhoeff ca. 1938, Germany, 1867-1945. Activity period 1890-1949.

Orator Fuller Cook, USA, 1867-1949. Activity period with myriapods, 1891-1928.

The Reverend Canon Stanley Graham Brade-Birks, United Kingdom, 1887-1982. Activity period, 1916-1939.

 


 

Edward Holt (Ted) Eason, United Kingdom, 1916-1999. Activity period 1958-1997.

Carl August Theodor Michael, Graf von Attems-Petzenstein, Austria, 1868-1952. Activity period, 1894-1959.

John Edward Gray, Great Britain, 1800-1875. Activity period with myriapods, 1832-1843.

Pierre Andre Latreille, France, 1762-1833. Activity period with myriapods, 1796-1831.

Odon (=Edmund) Tomosvary, Hungary. 1852-1884; activity period, 1878-1885.

Jeno (=Eugene) Daday, Hungary. 1855-1920; activity period with myriapods, 1889-1896.

Johann Carl, Switzerland. 1877-1944; activity period, 1902-1944.

Zachiu Matic, Romania, 1924-1994. Activity period 1954-1994.

Oscar Harger, USA, 1843-1887. Activity period with myriapods, 1872.

Paul A. Remy, France, 1894-1962. Activity period (primarily Pauropoda) 1930-1962.

Francois Louis Paul Gervais, France, 1816-1879. Activity period with myriapods, 1835-1859.

Charles Frederic Girard, France/USA, 1822-1895. Activity period with myriapods, 1853.

Charles Athanase Baron de Walckenaer, France, 1771-1852. Activity period with myriapods 1802-1847.

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Gilbert Edward Archey, New Zealand, 1890-1974. Activity period with myriapods 1915-1936. Photo courtesy of the Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

Dru Drury, Great Britain,1725-1804. One of the foremost early British entomologists, he authored the first milliped from North America, Apheloria virginiensis (Drury, 1770) (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae), described in Julus.

Stanley Irving Auerbach, USA, 1921-2004. Activity period with myriapods, 1950-1951.

Karla Hoffman, ?1988-2007. Devoted companion of Richard Hoffman and detector of myriapods. Activity period 1990-2006.

Ralph Edwin Crabill, Jr., USA, 1925-1992. Activity period, 1949-1981. Photo courtesy of O. Kraus.

Anton Julius Stuxberg, Sweden, 1849-1902, Activity period with myriapods, 1870-1885. Photo from archives of Goteborg Natural History Museum courtesy of G. Andersson.

Wanda Maria Stojalowska, Poland, 1905-1995. Activity period with myriapods, 1949-1980. Photo courtesy of G. Kania.

Henri Ribaut, France, 1872-1967. Activity periods with myriapods 1904-1931, 1947-1960. Photo courtesy of J.-J. Geoffroy.

Haruo Takashima, Japan, 1907-1962. Photo courtesy of K. Shinohara and T. Tanabe.

Clifford Smeed Crawford, USA, 1932-2010. Activity period with myriapods, 1972-1992.

L-R: Dodie Mulaik, Edith Chamberlin, Ralph V. Chamberlin, & Stanley Mulaik in Mill Creek Canyon, Salt Lake Co., Utah, 1951. Photo courtesy of S. A. Mulaik.

David S. Lee, USA, 1943-2014. Herpetologist, ornithologist, myriapod collector, and great all around naturalist.

 

Richard Hoffman with a milliped holotype from the Virginia Museum holdings.

William Tinsley Keeton, USA, 1933-1980. Activity period with myriapods, 1959-1966.

Karl Strasser, Italy, 1903-1981. Activity period, 1933-1984. Photo courtesy of O. Kraus.

Sidnie M. Manton, Britain, 1903-1979. Activity period with myriapods, 1937-1979.

John Gordon Blower, United Kingdom, 1920-2004. Activity period with myriapods, 1950-1993.

Bruno Conde, France, 1920-2004. Activity period with myriapods, 1945-1996.

Antonio Berlese, Italy, 1863-1927. Activity Period, ca. 1882-1903.

Reginald Innes Pocock, Great Britain, 1863-1947. Activity period with myriapods 1887-1910

Karl Matthias Friedrich Magnus Kraepelin, Germany, 1848-1915. Activity period with myriapods, 1901-1916.

Imre Loksa, Hungary. 1923-1992; activity period with myriapods, 1947-1991.

Wolfgang Bucherl, Germany/Brazil. 1911-1985; activity period with myriapods, 1939-1974.

Bozena Folkmanova, Czech Republic, 1903-1960. Activity period with myriapods, 1927-1960.

Henri Louis Frdric de Saussure, Switzerland, 1829-1905. Activity period with myriapods, 1858-1902.

Traian Ceuca, Romania, 1921-2003. Activity period with myriapods, 1956-1997.

Ernst Philip Palmen, Finland, 1916-1991. Activity period with myriapods, ca. 1947-1988.

Hippolyte Lucas, France, 1814-1899. Activity period with myriapods, ca. 1839-1888.

Frederik Vilhelm August Meinert, Denmark, 1833-1895. Activity period with myriapods, ca. 1868-1888.

Francis Archibald Sinclair Turk, United Kingdon, 1911-1996. Activity period with myriapods, 1944-1971.

Theodore Dru Allison Cockerell, USA, 1866-1948. A premier naturalist and myriapod collector in the Rocky Mountains and neighboring regions.

Stanley B. Mulaik, USA, 1902-1995. He & his wife, Dorothea (Dodie) were prolific collectors of North American myriapods from the 1930s-1980s. Photo courtesy of S. A. Mulaik.

Ulrich Haacker, Germany, 1939-1972. Activity period with myriapods, 1964-1974. Photo courtesy of O. Kraus.

Donald Robert Whitehead, USA, 1938-1990. Activity period with myriapods, 1985-1990. Photo courtesy of G. E. Ball.

Zachiu Matic, Romania, 1924-1994. Activity period 1954-1994. Photo courtesy of O. Kraus.

Yu-Hsi Moltze Wang, Taiwan/ Singapore, 1910-1968. Activity period with myriapods, 1951-1967. Photo courtesy of Z. Korsos.

Hieronym Jawlowski & Wanda Maria Stojalowska, Poland. Photo courtesy of G. Kania.

Yosioki Takakuwa, Japan, 1873-1960. Activity period, 1928-1960. Photo courtesy of K. Shinohara and T. Tanabe.

Antonin Fritsch, Czech Republic 1832-1913.

 

A rare sight, Richard wore a tuxedo for the gala opening of the new VMNH building. The tie and cummerbund were scarlet red in color

Horatio C. Wood, USA, 1841-1919. Activity period with myriapods, 1861-1867.

Otto Schubart, Germany/Brazil, 1900-1962. Activity period with myriapods, 1923-1962, last posthumous publication in 1969.

Alois Humbert, Switzerland. Activity period with myriapods, 1865-1893.

Ralph Edwin Crabill, Jr., USA, 1925-1992. Activity period, 1949-1981.

At BMNH: L-R: R.I. Pocock; S. Finnegan (tech.); S.G. Brade-Birks; Filippo Silvestri;  W.T. Calman, Keeper of Zoology.

Charles Harvey Bollman, USA, 1868-1889. Activity period, 1887-1893.

John Gordon Blower, United Kingdom, 1920-2004. Activity period with myriapods, 1950-1993.

Wilhelm Karl Hartwich Peters, Germany, 1815-1883. Activity period with myriapods, 1855-1885.

Reginald Frederick Lawrence, South Africa, 1897-1987. Activity period with myriapods, 1936-1984.

Ferdinand Anton Franz Karsch, Germany 1853-1947. Activity period with myriapods, 1879-1888.

Carl Ludwig Koch, Germany, 1778-1857. Activity period with myriapods, 1835-1863.

Johann Friederick Brandt, Germany/Russia. 1802-1879; activity period with myriapods, 1831-1841.

Harold Frederick Loomis, USA. 1896-1976; activity period, 1924-1977.

Ludek Jindrick Dobroruka, Czech Republic. Activity period with myriapods, 1955-1998.

Paola Manfredi, Italy, 1889-1989. Activity period 1930-1989.

Nordenskioeld's Vega expedition 1878-1880. L-R, Anton Julius Stuxberg, Sweden, 1849-1902, Activity period with myriapods, 1870-1885; Oscar Nordqvist, Finland; Andreas Peter Hovgaard, Denmark. Photo courtesy of P. Stoev.

Narcis Mrsic, Slovenia, 1951-1997. Activity period with myriapods 1985-?1997.

Alpheus Spring Packard, Jr., USA, 1839-1905. Activity period with myriapods, 1871-1886.

Johann Christian Fabricius, Denmark, 1745-1808. Activity period with myriapods, 1775-1787.

Arthur Gardiner Butler, United Kingdon, 1844-1925. Activity period with myriapods, 1872-1882.

Hieronym Jawlowski, Poland, 1887-1977. Activity period with myriapods, 1923-1950.

Robert Joly, France, 1929-1987. Activity period with myriapods, 1961-1988.

Lucien Marcus Underwood, USA, 1853-1907. Activity period with myriapods, 1885-1893.

Joachim Ulrich Adis, Germany; 1950-2007. Activity period with myriapods, 1984-2007.

Jadwiga Kaczmarek, Poland, 1923-1991. Activity period, 1950-1991. Photo courtesy of M. Lesniewska.

Carl Oscar von Porat, Sweden, 1842-1927. Activity period 1866-1914. Photo courtesy of G. Andersson.

Teresa Bielak-Oleksy & Wanda Maria Stojalowska, Poland. Activity periods with myriapods: TB-O 1961-1977; WMS 1949-1980. Photo courtesy of G. Kania.

Jerome McNeill, USA; life span ca. 1858-??. Activity period with myriapods 1887-1888. Photo courtesy of the Indiana Historical Society, P0477.

Casimir Albrecht Willem Jeekel, The Netherlands, 1922-2010. Activity period, 1950-2009. Taken in 1979 at his home; photo courtesy of L.A. Pereira.

Stanley B. Mulaik (1902-1995) and Dorothea (Dodie) DeMuth Mulaik (1900-1996), USA, leading a "nature creep" at Adirondack Summit, 1977. Photo courtesy of S. A. Mulaik.

Carol-Constantin Prunescu, Romania, 1934-2011. Activity Period, 1962-2011.

Chong-zhou Zhang, China, 1930-2014. Activity period with myriapods, 1975-2000.

 

 

 

Dr. Hoffman with his Leeuvanhoek relict stereomicroscope.

 Karl Wilhelm Verhoeff, Germany, 1867-1945. Activity period, 1890-1949.

Vincent Daniel Roth, USA, 1924-1997, arachnologist and prolific collector of myriapods in the Americas.

Edward Holt (Ted) Eason, United Kingdom, 1916-1999. Activity period with myriapods, 1958-1997.

Ralph Vary Chamberlin, USA, 1879-1967. Activity period with myriapods, 1901-1966.

Nell Bevel Causey, USA, 1910-1979. Activity period 1942-1977.

Robert Latzel, Austria, 1845-1919. Activity period with myriapods, 1876-1918.

Henry Wilfred Brolemann, France, 1860-1933. Activity period with myriapods, 1889-1945.

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz, USA, 1783-1840. Activity period with myriapods, 1820.

Carl Linnaeus, Sweden, 1707-1768; activity period with myriapods, 1758-1769.

Grave of Thomas Say, New Harmony, Indiana, USA.

Thomas Say, USA. 1787-1834; activity period with myriapods, 1821. Printed with permission of the Ewell Sale Stewart Library, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.

Edward Drinker Cope, USA. 1840-1897; activity period with myriapods, 1869-1883. Printed with permission of the Ewell Sale Steward Library, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.

Stephen P. Hopkin, United Kingdom, 1956-2006. Activity period with myriapods, 1983-2006. Photo obtained from H. Read.

Filippo Silvestri, Italy, 1876-1949. Activity period 1894-1950.

Konrad Thaler, Austria, 1940-2005. Activity period with myriapods, 1966-2003.

Samuel Hubbard Scudder, USA, 1837-1911. Activity period with myriapods (fossils) ca. 1868-1895.

Ambroise Marie Francois Joseph Palisot, baron de Beauvois, France, 1752-1820. Activity period with myriapods, 1805.

Jaroslav Lang, Czech Republic, 1910-1972. Activity period, 1932-1972.

Jean Baptiste Lamarck, France, 1744-1829. Activity period with myriapods, 1801-1838.

Bohumil Nemec, Czech Republic, 1873-1966. Activity period with myriapods, 1895-1901.

John Adam Ryder, USA, 1852-1895. Activity period with myriapods (primarily Pauropoda & Symphyla), 1878-1882.

John Lawrence LeConte, USA, 1825-1883. Prominent early American entomologist and collector of beetles & myriapods.

Yasunori Miyosi, Japan, 1909-1995. Activity period with myriapods, ca. 1947-1960.

Hans Lohmander, Sweden, 1896-1961. Activity period 1923-1960. Photo courtesy of O. Kraus.

Hieronym Jawlowski, Poland, 1887-1977. Activity period with myriapods, 1923-1950. Photo courtesy of G. Kania.

Robert Arthur Hefner, USA, 1892-1985. Activity period with myriapods, 1928-1929.

Edith & Ralph Vary Chamberlin, USA. Photo on Oriental silk handkerchief in belongings of N. B. Causey.

Yoshiteru Murakami, Japan, 1925-1997. Activity period, 1949-1995. Photo courtesy of T. Tanabe

Thomas Eisner, USA, 1929-2011. Activity period with myriapods, 1963-1998.

1930s field photos re S.B. Mulaik. Clockwise from top right: in field garb; campsite near Rio Grande & Brownsville, TX; campsite in Sacramento Mts., Otero Co., NM; public school & high school in Edinburg, TX, where he taught; Model A Ford of S. & D. Mulaik in west Texas near "The Nipple"; campsite in Chisos Mts., now in Big Bend Nat. Pk. Courtesy of S. A. Mulaik.

 

 

 
IntroMillipedesCentipedesPaleozoic FossilsDifferencesCongressesReferencesMyriapodologists-DeceasedMyriapodologists-LivingPhoto GalleryAlaska & Northwestern CanadaBiogeographyEvolutionary Diagrams