Takehiko Nakane worked in Kyoto
Prefecture University from 1951 to 1964 and in the National
Science Museum (Natural History), Tokyo from 1965 to 1978. He
became a Professor of Kagoshima University in 1978 and retired
in 1986. He authored or co-authored about 870 publications.
He worked on all the taxa of Coleoptera from Japan, including
Scarabaeoidea. He was one of the principal authors of
the Iconographia Insectorum Japanicorum Colore Naturali Edita
(volume 2, Coleoptera). Takehiko Nakane died on 26 March 1999.
Information generously provided by Masahiro Kon, Japan.