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Eugène Simon

French arachnologist

Died when: 76 years 201 days (918 months)
Star Sign: Taurus


Eugène Simon

Eugène Louis Simon (French pronunciation: ?[ø??n lwi sim?~]; 30 April 1848 – 17 November 1924) was a French naturalist who worked particularly on insects and spiders, but also on birds and plants.

He is by far the most prolific spider taxonomist in history, describing over 4,000 species.

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