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Biographical entry Ashton, Julian Howard (1877 - 1964)

9 August 1877
Islington, England
30 April 1964
New South Wales, Australia
Entomologist and Journalist


Julian Ashton was a journalist with The Sun (Sydney) and The Argus. He wrote popular entomological articles mainly on cicadas and ants. He was also an avid collector of Cicadidae, travelling through New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia for specimens. His work was on permanent exhibition in the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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  • Musgrave, A., Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., Sydney, 1932, 380 pp. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.