Edward Saunders

Edward Saunders FRS (born 1848 in Wandsworth, died 1910), English entomologist. Specialised in Coleoptera and Hemiptera and Hymenoptera.

Taxon names authored

(List may be incomplete)


(List may be incomplete)


  • Saunders, E. 1871. Catalogus Buprestidarum synonymicus et systematicus


  • Saunders, E. 1880: Synopsis of the British Heterogyna and fossorial Hymenoptera. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1880: 201–304.


  • Saunders, E. 1883: Notes on British ants. Entomologists Monthly Magazine, 20: 16–17.


  • Saunders, E. 1886: Ponera punctatissima, Rog., at Bromley, Kent. Entomologists Monthly Magazine, 23: 68.
  • Saunders, E. 1886: The male of Formicoxenus nitidulus, Nyl. Entomologists Monthly Magazine, 23: 42.



  • Saunders, E. 1890: Aculeate Hymenoptera collected by J. J. Walker, Esq., R.N., F.L.S., at Gibraltar and in North Africa. Entomologists Monthly Magazine, 26: 201–205.


  • Saunders, E. 1896: The Hymenoptera Aculeata of the British islands. A descriptive account of the families, genera, and species indigenous to Great Britain and Ireland, with notes as to habits, localities, habitats, etc. L. Reeve & Co., Covent Garden. 391 pp.


  • Saunders, E. 1899: On some Algerian Mutillidae collected by the Rev. A. E. Eaton, M.A. Entomologists Monthly Magazine, 35: 227–229.
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