Motschulsky, July 1862.
Motschulsky is one of the most
famous Russian entomologists. He studied and described many
beetles from Siberia, Alaska, California, Europe, and Asia.
He attained the rank of colonel in the army, and he traveled
extensively collecting everywhere he went. He made several major
trips throughout Europe as well as to Siberia, India, Egypt,
and the United States. He was afflicted with yellow fever for
several weeks while in New Orleans, Louisiana. He had 45 published
works. His large collection is deposited at the Imperial Museum
Essig, E. O. 1972. A HISTORY OF ENTOMOLOGY. Hafner Publishing
Co., New York. 1,029 pp.