n African Entomology - Obituary : Botha de Meillon 1902-2000

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589
  • Author M. Coetzee
  • Source : African Entomology, Volume 9, Issue 1, Mar 2001, p. 95 - 96
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
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Botha de Meillon was a founding member of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa and was awarded life membership in 1986. Born Schalk Jacobus Botha de Meillon on 15 October 1902 in Prieska, northern Cape Province, this pioneering South African scientist passed away peacefully in the U.S.A. on 6 December 2000 at age 98.

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