John Obadiah Westwood

John Obadiah Westwood (December 22, 1805 – January 2, 1893), British entomologist and archaeologist.

John Obadiah Westwood
John Obadiah Westwood

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1827. Entomology. 24 March. Lit. Gaz.: 185.

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1832. Description of several British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London & Edinburgh Philos. Mag. J. Sci. 1: 127–129.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1832. In: Griffith, E. & Pidgeon, E. (eds.) The class Insecta arranged by the Baron Cuvier, with supplementary additions to each order. And notices of new genera and species by George Gray, Esq. Volume the second. Whittaker, Treacher and Co., London. 796 pp. BHL.

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1833. Descriptions of several new British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London and Edinburgh philosophical magazine and journal of science (3) 2(12): 443–445. BHL Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1833: Descriptions of several new British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science (3) 3: 342-344. BHL Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1833. On the Paussidae, a family of coleopterous insects. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 16: 607–684. BHL Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1833. Further notices of the British parasitic hymenopterous insects; together with the "Transactions of a fly with a long tail," observed by Mr. E.W. Lewis; and additional observations. Magazine of Natural History 6: 414–421.

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1838 ["1839"]. An introduction to the modern classification of insects; founded on the natural habits and corresponding organisation of the different families. Vol. 1. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London. 462 pp. BHL Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1839. An introduction to the modern classification of insects; founded on the natural habits and corresponding organisation of the different families. Volume 2. Part XI. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, pp. 193–224.

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1839–1840 ["1840"]. An introduction to the modern classification of insects; founded on the natural habits and corresponding organisation of the different families. Vol. 2. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London. 587 pp. BHL Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1840. Illustrations of the relationships existing amongst natural objects, usually termed affinity and analogy, selected from the class of insects. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 18(3): 409–421. BHL Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1840. Observations on the genus Typhlopone, with descriptions of several exotic species of ants. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6: 81–89.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1838–1840. Synopsis of the genera of British Insects. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London. 158 pp. BHL Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1840. Descriptions of insects, pp. 129–136. In: F.W. Hope, On the entomology of the Himalayas and of India. Madras Journal of Literature and Science 12: 105–136.

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  • Humphreys, H.N. & Westwood, J.O. 1841. British Butterflies and Their Transformations. London: William Smith. 138pp, 42 Pls. Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1841. On the Evaniidae and some allied genera of hymenopterous insects. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (1)7: 535–538.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1841. Arcana entomologica, or, Illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects. London: William Smith, 1841–1845. BHLReference page

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1843. Descriptions of some new exotic genera belonging to the family of the sacred beetles. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 11: 61–62 BHL. Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1843. Descriptions of Some African Longicorn Beetles. Arcana Entomologica 2(15): 57–58. BHL Reference page
  • Westwood, J.O. 1843. On the Mutillae of New Holland. Arcana Entomologica 2(14): 17–22.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1843. On Evania and some allied genera of hymenopterous insects. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 3(4): 237–278.

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1845. Description of a new species of the hymenopterous genus Aenictus, belonging to the Dorylidae. Journal of Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London 1840–1846: 85.
  • Westwood, J. O., 1845. Arcana entomologica. Illustrations of New, Rare, and Interesting Insects Vol.1: 192pp. pls 1-48; Vol.2: 192pp. pls 49-95. BHL1, BHL2. Reference page

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1847. Description of a new dorylideous insect from South Africa, belonging to the genus Aenictus. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 4: 237–238.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1847: On the sectional characters of the genus Lucanus, with descriptions of some new species of Lucanidae. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 4(4): 271–277. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.1847.tb01368.x
  • Westwood, J.O. 1847. Description of the "Driver" ants, described in the preceding article. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 5: 16–18.

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1848. The cabinet of Oriental entomology, being a selection of some of the rarer and more beautiful species of insects, natives of India and the adjacent islands, the greater portion of which are now for the first time described and figured. W. Smith, London. 88 pp., 42 pls.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1848. Descriptions of some new exotic species of Acroceridae (Vesiculosa, Latr.), a family of dipterous insects. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 5: 91–98. BHL.

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1851. Descriptions of three new genera of exotic Coleoptera. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (n.s.) 1: 167–172, plate XIII. Internet Archive BHL
  • Westwood, J.O. 1851. Descriptions of some new species of exotic Hymenoptera belonging to Evania and the allied genera, being a supplement to a memoir on those insects published in the third volume of the Transactions of the Entomological Society. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London (2)1: 213–234.
  • Westwood, J.O. [1851]. In Doubleday, E. & Westwood, J. O., 1850–1852: The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera Vol.2. pp.251–534, pls.31–80 + suppl.pl. London. text, plates. Reference page

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  • Westwood, J.O. 1874. Thesaurus entomologicus oxoniensis; or, illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects, for the most part contained in the collections presented to the University of Oxford by the Rev. F.W. Hope, M.A., D.C.L., R.R.S., &c. with forty plates from drawings by the author. Claredon Press, Oxford. 205 pp. BHL Reference page

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  • Westwood, J. O. 1888. List of Diurnal Lepidoptera collected in Northern Celebes by Dr. Hickson. Transactions of the entomological Society London 1888: 467–474. BHLReference page
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