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Tord Thorell
Thorell
Thorell, from OmniPaper.

Nationality

Swedish

Birthplace

Göteborg, Sweden

Life Span

1830-1901

Publication Span

1872-1897


Tord Thorell was a Swedish arachnologist who contributed mostly work on the Opiliones on Indo-Malayan region.

Notable contributionsEdit

Thorell published some synoptic reviews of European genera of harvestmen, and he worked also with SE Asian fauna, creating many new genera. He is the creator of important names such as Laniatores Thorell, 1876, Palpatores Thorell 1876, Oncopodidae Thorell 1891, Pettalus Thorell, 1876, Lacinius Thorell, 1876, Leptopsalis Thorell, 1882, Miopsalis Thorell, 1890, Mitopus Thorell, 1876.

External resourcesEdit

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