Initial letter:
A
B
C
D
E & F
G
H
I & J
K
L
M
N & O
P
Q & R
S
T & U
V & W
X, Y (Ü), Z, Å , Ä (Æ) & Ö (Ø)


Expeditions


Music


Biographical refs (short list)

Portraits of several naturalists

Other biographical & etymological links:

Antarctic Expeditions


Botanical collectors


Australian Scientists (many entries)


Biographical Dict. of Biologists


Distinguished Women of Past and Present


Eric's Treasure Trove of Scientific Biographies


Famous Biologists

New General Catalog of Old Books and Authors (including > 64 000 authors)


Mexican taxonomists (modern)


Women in Science


Bird name authors


Lichen collectors


Australian carcinologists


Today in Science History


Brief list of Important Female Figures


Birds of the World (see its Author Index)


Biographies of persons honoured in herpetological names


Biographical Notes on Southern African Botanical Epithets Based on Personal Names


New General Catalog of Old Books & Authors


Institute Pasteur - notes biographiques


Biographies of Mathematicians


Dictionnaire de malacologie


Persons mentioned by A.R. Wallace


History of Astronomy


British coleoperists


California plant names


Eponyms

Biographical dictionaries:
Major


World Biographical Index (ca 2,400,000)


The Biographical Dictionary (>28,000)


Famous Americans (until 1899) (>30,000)


Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (>3000)


Svenskt biografiskt handlexikon (2:nd ed., 1906)


Minor
Biography Center
(ca 11,000)


Biography.com (ca 25,000)


Jack Tourette's biographical collection (26,000 +)

Biografisch Woordenboek van Nederland (covering period 1850-2000; 1863 biographies)

Portrait Galleries:


Gallery of Malacologists (Kevin S. Cumming)


Lefalophodon home page

Bibliographical databases (may have dates of authors):


Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia


The Circuit


American Museumm of Nat. Hist.


Natural History Museum, London


Smithsonian Institution Library

Other links to organism name sites


IPNI (the International Plant Names Index)


Fishbase

Obituaries

Google


Alta Vista (advanced)

 

Other web pages on this server, e.g.:


TMBL:s home page


Aquascope

Explanations (some terms):
Eponym: a name named for a person; an eponym after a man may also be called a patronym and after a woman (derived from womb man) a matronym.
Toponym: a name named after a place.
Aptromym: a name, which is aptly suited to its owners profession.
Charactonym: a name well suiting a person's personality.
Exonym: a name used by foreigners but differing from the native name, e.g. Naples, which people from Italy call Napoli (and the original Greek inhabitants used the name Neapolis, meaning the new city).
Tautonym: a biological binomen, where the specific name is identical to the generic.