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Laing, H.

Listed in Bolton (1974) as having collected ants from Kabulabula. Might be mispelling of H.O. Lang.

 

Lang, H.O.

SAM ants: 1909-1915 (Congo localities); 1927-1931 (Transvaal and Botswana localities: Vernay Lang Kalahari Expedition).

 

Lannin, Ernest William (1872-1945)

Biography: Pinhey, E.C.G. 1978. Rhodesia Science News 12(8): 201.

 

Larsen, Dawn.

Entomology technician at the South African Museum. Wife of Norman Larsen.

 

Larsen, Norman.

Amateur arachnologist. Husband of Dawn Larsen.

 

Lawrence, Reginald Frederick ("Lawrie") (1897-1987).

Arachnologist at the South African Museum from 1922-1935, then at Natal Museum from 1935-1986 where he was director until 1948. 

 

Le Feuvre, W.G. (Dr).

Donations to SAM: 1893 (Coleopteran and orthopteran from Touw's River). SAM ants: 1893 (Touwsrivier). (*: Le Feuore in ants database).

 

Le Roux, J.

SM ants: 1985 (Hobas 374, Namibia).

 

Le Roux, J.C.

SAM ants: 1927 (Robertson).

 

Le Seur, Gordon.

Donation to SAM: 1896 (spider from Cape Division).

 

Lea, Henry Arnold Francis.

Obituary: J. Ent. Soc sth Afr. (1991) 54: 101-109.

 

Leech, R.E.

Listed in Bolton (1982) as having collecte ants at various African localities.

 

Leigh, G.F.

TM leps

 

Leipoldt, C.L.

Donation to SAM: 1895, 1896, 1897 (Clanwilliam).

 

Leleup, Narcisse.

Was a technician at Terveuren Museum, Belgium, but now retired. Collected mainly in Zaire, Rwanda and Berundi but also collected in South Africa. Operated under the pseudonym "John Smith" on labels sometimes to avoid repercussions of not having permits to collect! (information from R. Jocqué)

 

Leviseur, H./Leviseur, M.

303 samples in NMB.

 

Liessner, H.

See Rust, H.

 

Lightfoot, Robert Mark (1864-1921)

Worked at the South African Museum and collected many things including insects, spiders and scorpions.

 

Lingnau, ?.

Listed by Bolton (1974,1981,1982) as having collected ants at Magalieskraal (Pretoria) and Brakfontein.

 

Liengme, ?.

Listed in Bolton (1974) as having collected ants with Mller at Delagoa.

 

Littlewood, Roy Charles (1924-1967)

TM leps. Biography: G&C p. 230.

 

Lochner, E.M.W.

SAM ants ex PPRI: 1956 (Pretoria).

 

Lockie-Bayne, L.

SAM ants: 1917 (Hermanus).

 

Londt, Jason G.H.

NM; AM ants: 1968 (Cradock).

 

Lorenzen, K.

Listed in Bolton (1982) as having collected ants in various southern African localities with E.S. Ross.

 

Lossowski, ? (Dr)

SAM ants: 1949 (Pietermaritzburg).

 

Lotter, P.

SAM ants ex PPRI: 1965 (Swakopmund).

 

Lotz, Leon.

2210 samples in NMB. Staff member at NMB.

 

Lounsbury, Charles Pugsley (1872-1955)

Donations to SAM: 1896 (Trombidium mite from Aberdeen); 1897 (Beaufort West). SAM ants: 1914-1915 (Pretoria). Biography: G&C p. 231.

 

Louw, Schalk

28723 samples in NMB. NMB ants: 1981 (De Kalk; co-collector with Gaaje and Mosala). Previous staff member at NMB. Now working at University of the Orange Free State.

 

Text by Hamish Robertson  


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