Józef Razowski


Józef Razowski, (born 4 April 1932)[1] is a Polish entomologist and lepidopterist specializing in Tortricidae. Between 1953 and 2006, he described 1744 Lepidopteran taxa.[2]

Józef Razowski
Born (1932-04-04) 4 April 1932 (age 89)
NationalityPolish
AwardsPolish State Award
Ignaz Schiffermüller medal
Scientific career
FieldsEntomology
InstitutionsInstitute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Obtained both master of science and PhD from the Jagiellonian University in 1958 and 1961 respectively.[3]

Razowski was director of the Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals of the Polish Academy of Sciences from 1988 to 1997. He retired in 2003.[3]

He is the recipient of various prizes and awards, including the Polish State Award and the Ignaz Schiffermüller medal.[3]

Selected publications


  • World fauna of the Tortricini: '(Lepidoptera, Tortricidae)', Krakau 1966
  • The type specimens of the species of some Tortricidae (Lepidoptera), Krakau 1971
  • Lepidoptera of Poland, Volume 1, Washington D.C. 1976

References


  1. Bunalski M., Lipa J. J., Nowacki J., 2001.Almanach Entomologów Polskich XX wieku. Wiadomości Entomologiczne, 20, supplement.
  2. Przyboś, Ewa; Razowska, Aniela (30 June 2008). "List of the taxa of Lepidoptera, primarily Tortricidae, described by Józef Razowski in the years 1953-2006". Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia - Series B: Invertebrata. 51 (1): 149–222. doi:10.3409/azc.51b_1-2.149-222. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  3. "Józef Razowski at the Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals". Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2014.