Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892Alternative names
1848-1849 studied wildlife along the Amazon and Tocantins rivers with Alfred Russel Wallace; 1849-1859 continued to study and collect species along the Amazon river; 1862 published 'Contributions to the insect fauna of the Amazon valley: Lepidoptera Heliconidae', in Transactions of the Linnean Society, which described the phenomenon of mimicry; 1864-1892 assistant secretary of the Royal Geographical Society; 1868-1869 and 1878 president of the Entomological Society; 1881 fellow of the Royal Society.
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- Peking, Chihli, China (as recorded)
- Paris, France (as recorded)
- Brazil, South America (as recorded)
- China, Asia (as recorded)