1 December 2009 Miss Mattie Wadsworth (1862–1943): Early Woman Author in Entomological News
Harold B. White III, John V. Calhoun
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Miss Mattie Wadsworth, an amateur entomologist from rural Maine, stands out as one of the early women authors in Entomological News. Wadsworth's correspondence with Philip P. Calvert, prominent and longtime member of the American Entomological Society, shows Calvert's important role in cultivating her entomological interests. Celithemis martha (Odonata: Libellulidae) was named in honor of Wadsworth by E. B. Williamson.

Harold B. White III and John V. Calhoun "Miss Mattie Wadsworth (1862–1943): Early Woman Author in Entomological News," Transactions of the American Entomological Society 135(4), 413-429, (1 December 2009). https://doi.org/10.3157/061.135.0404
Published: 1 December 2009
Annie Trumbull Slosson
Celithemis martha
Edward B. Williamson
Philip P. Calvert
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