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Systematic & Applied Acarology (2010) 15, 187–194.

Patronyms honoring Harry Hoogstraal (1917–1986) 


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Documentation is presented for 76 patronyms in 11 taxonomic classes honoring the preeminent medical entomologist Dr. Harry Hoogstraal.

Key words: Harry Hoogstraal, patronyms



Alexander, C.P. (1940) Studies on the crane-flies of Mexico. VII. (Order Diptera, Superfamily Tipuloidea). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 33, 140–161.

Alexander, C.P. (1946) Records and descriptions of Mexican crane-flies (Dipt. Tipulidae). Part I. Anales de la Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, 4, 213–253.

Alexander, C.P. (1948) New or little-known Tipulidae (Diptera). LXXVIII. Oriental-Australasian species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 11, 14, 256–280.

Alexander, C.P. (1951) New or little-known crane-flies from Madagascar (Tipuloidea, Diptera). Part I. moires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar (Série A, Biologie animale), 5, 33–63.

Alexander, C.P. (1972) New or insufficiently known African crane flies. II. (Dipt. Tipulidae). Studia Entomologica (N.S.), 15, 385–430.

Arthur, D.R. (1955) Ixodes hoogstraali, a new species of tick from Yemen. Parasitology, 45, 128–130.

Baisas, F.E. (1947) Notes on Philippine mosquitoes – XI. A new species of Tripteroides. Fieldiana, Zoology, 31, 121–124.

Benesh, B. (1958) Philippine zoological expedition 1946-1947. Stag beetles (Coleoptera: Lucanidae). Fieldiana, Zoology, 42, 63–75.

Camicas, J.-L., Hervy, J.-P., Adam, F., & Morel, P.-C. (1998) Les Tiques du Monde, nomenclature, stades décrits, hôtes, répartition (Acarida, Ixodida). Paris, Éditions de l'Orstom, Institut Français de Recherche Scientifique pour le Développement en Coopération, 233 pp.

Carpenter, T.L., O'Brien, L.L. & Robbins, R.G. (2007) Supplement to the 1987 bibliography of publications of Harry Hoogstraal (1917–1986). Systematic & Applied Acarology, 12, 85–86.

Chamberlin, R.V. (1941) Seven new millipeds from Mexico (Chilopoda). Entomological News, 52, 250–257.

Chamberlin, R.V. (1942) New millipeds from Michoacan. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 55, 57–62.

Chamberlin, R.V. (1943) On Mexican millipeds. Bulletin of the University of Utah, 34, 3–103.

Collins, W.E. (1976) Fifty years of American parasitology: Some fulgent personalities in arthropodology. Journal of Parasitology, 62, 504–509.

Darlington, P.J., Jr. (1959) The Bembidion and Trechus (Col.: Carabidae) of the Malay Archipelago. Pacific Insects, 1, 331–345.

Dias, J.A. Travassos Santos. (1963) Contribuição para o estudo da sistemática dos Ácaros da suborden Ixodoidea Banks, 1894. I. Familia Ixodidae Murray, 1877. Memórias e Estudos do Museu Zoológico da Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, 285, 1–34.

Dias, J.A.Travassos Santos. (1969) Um novo nome para o subgénero Hoogstraalia Travassos Dias, 1963 (Ixodoidea, Amblyomminae) nomen bis lectum. Revista de Ciências Veterinárias, Universidade de Lourenço Marques, Series A, 2, 177–179.

Dieterlen, F. (1991) Lemniscomys hoogstraali, an (sic) new murid species from Sudan. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge, 42, 11–15.

Doflein, F. & Reichenow, E. (1953) Lehrbuch der Protozoenkunde. 6th Aufl. Jena, Gustav Fischer Verlag, 2, 961.

Duh, D., Punda-Polic, V., Avsic-Zupanc, T., Bouyer, D., Walker, D.H., Popov, V.L., Jelovsek, M., Gracner, M., Trilar, T., Bradaric, N., Kurtti, T.J. & Strus, J. (2010) Rickettsia hoogstraalii sp. nov., isolated from hard- and soft-bodied ticks. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 60, 977–984.

Emelyanova, N.D., Vasiliev, G.I., Vershinina, T.A., Derevshchikov, A.G., Prokopiev, V.N., Sonin, V.D., Sheremetieva, O.F., & Shikhorbeev, B.V. (1978) Migratory birds and immigrant ixodid tick species of the genus Pholeoixodes. In: Transcontinental connections of migratory birds and their role in the distribution of arboviruses, papers of Symposium 1976, Novosibirsk (Akademgorodok), Novosibirsk, Publishing House "Nauka," Siberian Branch (in Russian with Latin scientific names and English summary), 280–282.

Emerson, K.C. (1955) A review of the genus Rallicola (Philopteridae, Mallophaga) found on Aramidae, Psophiidae and Rallidae. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 48, 284–299.

Emerson, K.C. & Ward, R.A. (1958) Philippine zoological expedition 1946-1947. Notes on Philippine Mallophaga, I. Species from Ciconiiformes, Anseriformes, Falconiformes, Galliformes, Gruiformes and Charadriiformes. Fieldiana, Zoology, 42, 49–61.

Fain, A. (1961) Les acariens psoriques parasites des chauves-souris. XVIII. Sur quelques acariens récoltés dans l'Est-Africain par le NAMRU-3 et l'EAVRO. Description d'une nouvelle espèce de Nycteridocoptes.Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines, 43, 137–141.

Fain, A. (1971) Myocoptes (Myocoptes) hoogstraali spec. nov. parasite de Gerbillus gerbillus gerbillus en Egypte (Acarina: Sarcoptiformes). Bulletin et Annales de la Société Royale d'Entomologie de Belgique, 107, 260–263.

Fairchild, G.B. (1952) Notes on Phlebotomus from the Australasian region (Diptera: Psychodidae). Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 77, 189–208.

Garnham, P.C.C. (1951) A new piroplasm from the rock hyrax. Journal of Parasitology, 37, 528–532.

Gertsch, W.J. & Davis, L.I. (1942) Report on a collection of spiders from Mexico. IV. American Museum Novitates, 1158, 1–19.

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Goodnight, J.C. & Goodnight, M.L. (1942a) New and little known Phalangida from Mexico. American Museum Novitates, 1163, 1–16.

Goodnight, J.C. & Goodnight, M.L. (1942b) Phalangida from Mexico. American Museum Novitates, 1211, 1–18.

Gressitt, J.L. (1951) Longicorn beetles from New Guinea and the South Pacific (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Part I. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 44, 1–30.

Guglielmone, A.A., Robbins, R.G., Apanaskevich, D.A., Petney, T.N., Estrada-Peña, A., Horak, I.G., Shao, R.& Barker, S.C. (2010) The Argasidae, Ixodidae and Nuttalliellidae (Acari: Ixodida) of the world: a list of valid species names. Zootaxa, 2528, 1–28.

Guimarães, L.R. (1974a) Ischnocera (Mallophaga) infesting parrots (Psittaciformes) I. Genera Neopsittaconirmus Conci, 1942, and Psittaconirmus Harrison, 1915. Arquivos de Zoologia, 25, 121–201.

Guimarães, L.R. (1974b) Ischnocera (Mallophaga) infesting parrots (Psittaciformes) II. Genera Psittoecus Conci, 1942, and Forficuloecus Conci, 1941. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, 28, 163–180.

Holland, G.P. (1969) Contribution towards a monograph of the fleas of New Guinea. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 1–148.

Hoogstraal, H. (n.d.) Translation from Russian. Emel'yanova, N.D., Vasil'ev, G.I., Vershinina, T. A., Derevshchikov, A.G., Prokop'ev, V.N., Sonin, V.D., Sheremet'eva, O.F., & Shikhorb'eev, B.V. (1978). Migratory birds and immigrant ixodid tick species of the genus Pholeoixodes. Dokl. Simp. Transkont. Syyazi Pereletn. Ptits Rol' v Rasp. Arbovirus. (Novosibirsk, July-August 1976), pp. 280-282; Translation 1605 (T1605), Medical Zoology Department, United States Naval Medical Research Unit Number Three, Cairo, Egypt, accessible via

Hoogstraal, H. (1961) Coccidia from African striped weasel – a correction. Journal of Protozoology, 8, 359.

Hoogstraal, H., Trapido, H., & Kohls, G.M. (1965) Southeast Asian Haemaphysalis ticks (Ixodoidea, Ixodidae). H. (Kaiseriana) papuana nadchatrami ssp. n. and redescription of H. (K.) semermis Neumann. Journal of Parasitology, 51, 433–451.

Hungerford, H.B. (1957) Two new gerrids from the Philippines (Hemiptera, Gerridae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 30, 125–130.

Hungerford, H.B. & Matsuda, R. (1961) Some new species of Rhagovelia from the Philippines (Veliidae, Heteroptera). University of Kansas Science Bulletin, 42, 257–281.

Ibañez, S. (2005) Catálogo de autoridad de Diptera (suborden: Nematocera). Col. Entomológica, Instituto de Ecología, Xalapa. Base de datos SNIB-CONABIO proyecto CS004. México, D.F.,, last accessed Au-gust 15, 2010.

Jewett, S.G., Jr. (1958) Stoneflies of the genus Anacroneuria from Mexico and Central America (Plecoptera).American Midland Naturalist, 60, 159–175.

Jobling, B. (1951) A record of the Streblidae from the Philippines and other Pacific islands, including morphology of the abdomen, host-parasite relationship and geographical distribution, and with descriptions of five new species (Diptera). Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London, 102, 211–246.

Johnson, P.T. (1960) The Anoplura of African rodents and insectivores. United States Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin No. 1211, 83–87.

Keegan, H.L. (1956) Ectoparasitic laelaptid and dermanyssid mites of Egypt, Kenya and the Sudan, primarily based on NAMRU-3 collections, 1948-1953. Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association, 31, 199–272.

Keirans, J.E. (1986) Harry Hoogstraal (1917-1986). Journal of Medical Entomology, 23, 342–343.

Keirans, J.E. (1987) Harry Hoogstraal (1917-1986): a bibliography. Journal of Medical Entomology, 24, 121–140.

Knight, K.L. & Rozeboom, L.E. (1946) The Aedes (Stegomyia) albolineatus group (Diptera, Culicidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 59, 83–98.

Knobloch, I.W. (1983) A preliminary verified list of plant collectors in Mexico. Phytologia Memoirs, 6, 42.

Kohls, G.M. (1950) Ticks (Ixodoidea) of the Philippines. National Institutes of Health Bulletin No. 192, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1–28.

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La Rivers, I. (1970) A new species of Laccocoris from the Philippines (Hemiptera: Naucoridae). The Wasmann Journal of Biology, 28, 269–273.

Lay, D.M. (1975) Notes on rodents of the genus Gerbillus (Mammalia: Muridae: Gerbillinae) from Morocco. Fieldiana, Zoology, 65, 89–101.

Leavenworth, W.C. (1946 [posthumously]) A preliminary study of the vegetation of the region between Cerro Tancitaro and the Rio Tepalcatepec, Michoacan, Mexico. American Midland Naturalist, 36, 137–206.

Levine, N.D. (1971) Taxonomy of the piroplasms. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, 90, 2–33.

Lewis, R.E. (1967) A new species of Rhadinopsylla from the Republic of Lebanon (Siphonaptera; Hystrichopsyllidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 80, 179–186.

Maa, T.C. (1965) An interim world list of batflies (Diptera: Nycteribiidae and Streblidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 1, 377–386.

McMillan, B. (1965) Leishmaniasis in the Sudan Republic. 22. Leishmania hoogstraali sp. n. in the Gecko. Journal of Parasitology, 51, 336–339.

Moore, J.C. (1958) New genera of East Indian squirrels. American Museum Novitates, 1914, 1–5.

Morel, P.C. & Vassiliades, G. (1965) Description de Argas hoogstraali n. sp. de Madagascar (Acariens, Ixodoidea). Acarologia, 7, 268–273.

Mostafa, A.R. (1974) The genus Pterygosoma redefined, with a description of two new species from Egypt (Acarina: Pterygosomidae). Acarologia, 16, 94–99.

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Nosek, J. (1980) A new genus and five species of Protura from Alaska. Entomologica Scandinavica, 11, 265–273.

Philip, C.B. (1959) Philippine zoological expedition 1946-1947. Tabanidae (Diptera). Fieldiana, Zoology, 33, 543–625.

Prasad, H. (1961) The coccidia of the zorille Ictonyx (Zorilla) capensis Kaup. Journal of Protozoology, 8, 55–58.

Radford, C.D. (1954) Some mites of Yemen, collected by the medical mission of the United States Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3. Fieldiana, Zoology, 34, 295–313.

Radovsky, F.J. (1966) Revision of the macronyssid and laelapid mites of bats: outline of classification with descriptions of new genera and new type species. Journal of Medical Entomology, 3, 93–99.

Rand, A.L. (1948) Five new birds from the Philippines. Fieldiana, Zoology, 31, 201–205.

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Ross, H.H. (1956) Evolution and Classification of the Mountain Caddisflies. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 213 pp.

Sanborn, C.C. (1952) Philippine zoological expedition 1946-1947, Mammals. Fieldiana, Zoology, 33, 89–158.

Saylor, L.W. (1943) Eight new Mexican scarab beetles collected by the Hoogstraal expeditions. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 56, 21–28.

Schmidt, G.D. & Kuntz, R.E. (1969) Nematode parasites of Oceanica. VI. Foleyella confusa sp. nov., Icosiella hoogstraali sp. nov. (Filarioidea), and other species from Philippine amphibians. Parasitology, 59, 885–889.

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Traub, R. (1951) Hoogstraalia turdella, a new genus and species of flea from the Philippines (Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae: Pygiopsyllinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 53, 97–104.

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Accepted by Owen Seeman 15 Oct. 2010; published 10 Dec. 2010

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