Robert Evans Snodgrass

R.E. Snodgrass Illustration*

R.E. Snodgrass is familiar to most entomologists as the author of The Principles of Insect Morphology. Snodgrass was interested in biology at a young age and practiced taxodermy on birds. His family sent him to a religious prep school where he studied drawing. The school forbade the teaching of evolution and biology was not taught. The rebel, Snodgrass, read Darwin, Huxley and Spenser which led to arguments with his parents and a personna non grata in the local…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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