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Wagener, C.

Donation to SAM: 1893 (Palophus haworthi from Wellington).

 

Walton, Miss.

SAM; SAM ants: 1928 (Resolution, near Grahamtown).

 

Ward, ?.

SAM ants: 1900 (Bulawayo).

 

Ware, Anthony B.

SAM ants: 1986-1990 (Grahamtown localities).

 

Wartmann, ?.

Bolton (1982): (Steckstown [?]).

 

Warner, D.E.

SAM ants: 1936 (Beaufort West).

 

Waters, J.

Donation to SAM: 1894 (Griqua Town).

 

Waters, Thos.

Donation to SAM: 1894 (Worcester).

 

Watsham, Anthony.  

Jesuit priest from Zimbabwe who studies, draws and paints insects, mainly parasitic wasps. Made an honorary member of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - see a brief account of his life by Gerhard Prinsloo in Rostrum 57: 1 (August 2001).

 

Weisenbacher, B.

SAM ants: 1988 (Lapellala). Was a student at University of the Witwatersrand.

 

Weitzecker, ?.

Bolton(1980): collected ants at Verulam, Natal.

 

Wels, A. (Annam‚)

665 samples in NMB. Worked at NMB.

 

Wendt, W.

SM ants: 1974 (Witberg, Luderitz district) with H. Roth.

 

Weyrich, Joachim

SAM ants: 1988 (Zambesi Valley). From Institut fr Biogeographie, Universit„t des Saarlandes, Saarbrcken, Germany.

 

Wharley, E.

TM leps

 

Whitehead, Vincent Booth (1921-2005).

Entomologist, specialising in bees and ladybird beetles, who works (in a retired capacity) at the South African Museum, Cape Town. Worked for the Fruit and Fruit Technology Institute in Stellenbosch from 1952-1974.

Whiteside, Eric Frank (1916-1985)

Obituary: J. ent. Soc. sth. Afr. (1986) 49: 173-181.

 

Wiesbecker?, A.S.?

(Pondo Land; Mount Aylif).

 

Wildman, Mark.

SAM ants: 1986 (Dunstable Farm). Was a postgraduate student at University of the Witwatersrand.

 

Willis, Christopher K.

SAM ants: 1987-1992 (Tussen Die Riviere (O.F.S.); Soutpansberg). Lecturered in Botany at the University of Venda. Now Chief Director: Gardens & Horticultural Services for the SA National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI).

 

Wilman, A. Maria (1867-1957).

SAM ants: 1907 (Insiza, Matabele Land; George). Biography: G&C pp. 377-378.

 

Wilms, F.

Bolton(1973): collected ants at Lobombo Borges in Mozambique.

 

Wilson, H.F. Sir/Wilson, R.B.

73 samples in NMB.

 

Wilson, K.J.

SAM ants: 1972 (Gwebi, Rhodesia).

 

Wilson, ?.

TM leps (same as above?).

 

Wit, Arné

SAM ants: 1991 (Jonkershoek).

 

Wood, H.G.

SAM ants: 1936 (French Hoek).

 

Wood, Rodney Carrington (1890-1962).

Biography: Pinhey, E.C.G. 1979. Rhodesia Science News 13(10): 242.

 

Woods, Dawn.

SAM ants: 1992 (Rondebosch). Did volunteer work in the South African Museum, including helping with this Directory!

 

Wright, Mark

SAM ants: 1988 (Du Toits Kloof; Groenlandberg)

 

Wroughton, R.C.

SAM ants: 1913-1914 (Estcourt).

 

Wroughton, R.W. (Mr)

Donations to SAM: 1894 ("...a valuable collection of ants, made by him in Natal and Basutoland, and identified by Prof. Forel of Zurich. Many of the species presented are new to the Collection which contained hitherto forms mostly found in the Western parts of the Colony; no systematic collector of the family having yet been found in the Eastern Province, or in Natal.").

 

 

 

Text by Hamish G. Robertson  


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