Tamerlan Thorell

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Tord Tamerlan Teodor Thorell

Tord Tamerlan Teodor Thorell (3 May 1830 – 22 December 1901) [1] was a Swedish arachnologist.

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Thorell studied spiders with Giacomo Doria at the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale de Genoa. He corresponded with other arachnologists, such as Octavius Pickard-Cambridge, Eugène Simon and Thomas Workman.

He described more than 1,000 spider species during his time from the 1850 to 1900.

Thorell wrote: On European Spiders (1869) and Synonym of European Spiders (1870-73).

Taxonomic honors

The Orb-weaver spider genus Thorellina and the jumping spider genus Thorelliola are named after him, as well as about 30 species of spiders:

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