Reginald F. Lawrence
Reginald F. Lawrence, from OmniPaper Project.


South African


George, South Africa

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Reginald Frederic Lawrence was a South African arachnologist born in 6 March 1897 in George, South Africa. He died in 9 October 1987 in Pietermaritzburg.

Notable contributionsEdit

Lawrence published a monumental work reviewing all Opiliones from South Africa.

He proposed the subfamily Neopilioninae Lawrence, 1931, today Neopilionidae.

He described numerous Assamiidae , Phalangiidae and Triaenonychidae from Subsaharian Africa, mostly from South Africa.

External resourcesEdit

OmniPaper Article on Pavesi, including opilio-publication list [1]

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