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Emile Louis Ragonot
Born October 12, 1843(1843-10-12)
Paris, France
Died October 13, 1895 (aged 52)
Paris, France
Occupation Entomologist

Emile Louis Ragonot (12 October 1843 , Paris - 13 October 1895, Paris) was a French entomologist. In 1885 he became president of the Société entomologique de France.

He named 301 new genera of butterflies and moths, mostly pyralid moths. [1]

He is also the author of several books:

  • Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae (1887) published in Paris
  • (French) Nouveaux genres et espèces de Phycitidae & Galleriidae (1888)
  • (French) Essai sur une classification des Pyralites (1891-1892)
  • (French) Monographie des Phycitinae et des Galleriinae. pp. 1-602 In N.M. Romanoff. Mémoires sur les Lepidoptéres. Tome VIII. N.M. Romanoff, Saint-Petersbourg. xli + 602 pp. (1901)

Ragonot's collection can be found in the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris, France.



  • Luquet, G. C. 2001: [Ragonot, E. L.] - Alexanor 21 1999(4) Portrait


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(12.X.1843 - 13.X.1895)

French entomologist (Lepidoptera).


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