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The Real Life of Sergei Lesnoy Valery A. Korneyev & Neal L. Evenhuis
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Perfect Bound
The Real Life of Sergei Lesnoy, by dipterists Valery Korneyev and Neal Evenhuis, is a free and enhanced English translation from the original Ukrainian version by the first author published in Ukrainska Entomofaunistyka 5(1) in 2014. Paramonov was an outstanding, world-renowned taxonomist specializing in bee flies (family Bombyliidae) and other parasitic Diptera. His friend and colleague Edgar F. Riek wrote in a tribute (1967): “Sergei Paramonov was one of the last “old-world” scientists — a naturalist of varied interests... with the Bombyliidae [the bee flies], his first love — “meine Lieblinge” as he refers to them in both literature and correspondence. One might obtain an impression t ...