|Title||Biographies of Phasmatologists – 1. Henry Walter Bates|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Journal Title||Phasmid Studies|
|Keywords||Biography, H.W. Bates, Phasmatologist, Phasmida|
Henry Walter Bates (1825-1892) was an explorer and prolific entomologist. Although he published only one paper on phasmids, it was a significant paper, increasing the number of known species by 10%. An index to the 52 species of phasmids described by Bates is provided.