Émile Louis Ragonot

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Émile Louis Ragonot
Born(1843-10-12)12 October 1843
Died13 October 1895(1895-10-13) (aged 52)
Paris, France
Occupation Entomologist

Émile Louis Ragonot (12 October 1843 – 13 October 1895) [1] was a French entomologist. In 1885, he became president of the Société entomologique de France .


He named 301 new genera of butterflies and moths, mostly pyralid moths. [2]

He is also the author of several books:

Ragonot's collection can be found in the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris, France.


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