- Richard Lydekker
Lydekker was born in
London. In 1874 he joined the Geological Survey of Indiaand made studies of the vertebrate paleontology of northern India (especially Kashmir). He was responsible for the cataloguing of the fossil mammals, reptiles and birds in the Natural History Museum. His books included "A Manual of Palaeontology" (with Henry Alleyne Nicholson, 1889) and "The Wild Animals of India, Burma, Malaya, and Tibet".
Lydekker was also influential in the science of
biogeography. In 1895 he delineated the biogeographical boundary through Indonesia, known as Lydekker's Line, that separates Wallaceaon the west from Australia-New Guineaon the east.
* [http://www.dinodata.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4015&Itemid=66 Partial bibliography] at DinoData
* [http://www.rhinoresourcecenter.com/index.php?s=1&act=refs&CODE=s_refs&author=lydekker&year1=&year2=&title=&boolean=or Lydekkers publications] about [http://www.rhinoresourcecenter.com/ rhinos]
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