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- HÖRSTADIUS, SVEN
- Biological journal of the Linnean Society 1974 v.6 no.4 pp. 269-275
- Coleoptera; Diptera; Hemiptera; Hymenoptera; Lepidoptera; Neuroptera; Pongidae; animals; biological insect control; fermentation; insects; migratory behavior; parasites; predators
- ... Linnaeus is often undervalued as a zoologist. His importance lies not only in the introduction of binomial nomenclature and his Systema Naturae. As a systematist he divided the insects into the groups, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Neuroptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera and Aptera. His programme, as expressed in his Methodus in Systema Naturae (1st ed.) is astounding in its biological manysidednes ...