S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Tucker, A (insect collection)

Born: Date not known, Place not known.
Died: Date not known, Place not known.

A. Tucker presented insects to the South African Museum, Cape Town, during the last two decades of the nineteenth century: Colleoptera (beetles) from Griqualand West in 1885, ants from Kimberley in 1886, and specimens from Robben Island in 1896.


List of sources:
Cape of Good Hope. Report of the trustees of the South African Museum, 1885.

Robertson, H.G. Collectors of insects and arachnids in Africa. , as in 2001.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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