John Obadiah Westwood

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John Obadiah Westwood

John Obadiah Westwood (ur. 22 grudnia 1805 w Sheffield, zm. 2 stycznia 1893) – angielski entomolog i archeolog, pamiętany również za talent artystyczny. Początkowo studiował prawo, ale porzucił studia na rzecz innych zainteresowań. Był kustoszem a później profesorem na Uniwersytecie Oksfordzkim, dzięki nominacji Fredericka Williama Hope'a. Był członkiem Londyńskiego Towarzystwa Linneuszowego i przewodniczącym Królewskiego Towarzystwa Entomologicznego (Royal Entomological Society of London).

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  • Class Insecta [W:] Griffith, E. The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization by the Baron Cuvier. Whittaker, London. 796 pp (1832).
  • An introduction to the modern classification of insects Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London. (1839)
  • Synopsis of the genera of British Insects. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London. 158 pp. (1840)
  • The Cabinet of Oriental Entomology (1848)
  • Thesaurus Entomologicus Oxoniensis: or illustrations of new, rare and interesting insects, for the most part coloured, in the collections presented to the University of Oxford by the Rev. F.W. Hope. London: McMillan & Co., i-xxiv, 205 pp., 40 pls (1874).
  • Description of several British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London & Edinburgh Philos. Mag. J. Sci. 1: 127-129 (1832).
  • Further notices of the British parasitic hymenopterous insects; together with the "Transactions of a fly with a long tail," observed by Mr. E. W. Lewis; and additional observations. Magazine of Natural History 6: 414-421. (1833).
  • Descriptions of several new British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London & Edinburgh Philos. Mag. J. Sci. 2: 443-445 (1833).
  • Descriptions of several new British forms amongst the parasitic hymenopterous insects. London & Edinburgh Philos. Mag. J. Sci. 3: 342-344 1833..
  • "...Hymenopterous Insects, which Mr Westwood regarded as new to science." Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 3: 68-72. (1835)
  • Characters of new genera and species of hymenopterous insects.. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 3: 51-72 (1835)
  • Observations on the genus Typhlopone, with descriptions of several exotic species of ants. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6: 81-89 (1840)
  • On the Evaniidae and some allied genera of hymenopterous insects. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (1)7: 535-538 (1841).
  • Monograph of the hymenopterous group, Dorylides. Arcana Entomologica 1(5): 73-80 (1842) [pdf
  • On Evania and some allied genera of hymenopterous insects. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 3(4): 237-278 (1843).
  • Description of a new species of the hymenopterous genus Aenictus, belonging to the Dorylidae. Journal of Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London 1840-1846: 85. (1843).
  • Description of a new dorylideous insect from South Africa, belonging to the genus Aenictus. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 4: 237-238 (1847).
  • Description of the "Driver" ants, described in the preceding article. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 5: 16-18 (1847)..
  • Descriptions of some new species of exotic Hymenoptera belonging to Evania and the allied genera, being a supplement to a memoir on those insects published in the third volume of the Transactions of the Entomological Society. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London (2)1: 213-234. (1851).
  • Descriptions of some new species of short-tongued bees belonging to the genus Nomia. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1875: 207-222. (1875
  • Contributions to fossil entomology. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10: 378-396 1854.