Bryan Magee, philosopher, writer, broadcaster, politician, died at St Luke's Hospital, Headington, on 26 July 2019 aged eighty-nine.
Articles and Books by H.B.D. Kettlewell
1931: Notes on Heliothis peltigera. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 42: 62-4.
1942-3: A survey of the insect Panaxia (Callimorpha) dominula L. Proceedings. South London Entomological and Natural History Society 1942-3: 1-49.
1943-4: Temperature experiments on the pupae of Heliothis peligera Schiff. and Panaxia dominula L. Proceedings. South London Entomological and Natural History Society 1943-4: 69-81.
1945: Exhibition of Panaxia dominula aberrations. Proceedings. Royal Entomological Society of London. Series C, Journal of Meetings 9: 29.
1946: Further observations on Panaxia dominula. Entomologist 79: 31.
1946: Female assembling scents with reference to an important paper on the subject. Entomologist 79: 8-14.
1946: Further observations on the season 1945 with special reference to Pontia daplidice. Entomologist 79: 111.
1947: On genetic control of migration. Proceedings. Royal Entomological Society of London. Series C. 12: 43.
1952: Use of radioactive tracer in the study of insect populations (Lepidoptera). Nature 170: 584-86.
1952: A possible genetic explanation and understanding of migration of continuous brooded insects. Nature 169: 832-3.
1955: How industrialisation can alter species. Discovery 16 (12): 507-11.
1955: Selection experiments in Industrial Melanism in the Lepidoptera. Heredity 9 (3): 323-42.
1955: Brood size and dispersal in Biston betularia L. Entomologist 88: 50.
1955: Recognition of appropriate backgrounds by the pale and black phases of Lepidoptera. Nature 175: 943-4.
1955: Labelling Locusts with radioactive isotopes. Nature 175: 821.
1955: A further case of similar assembling scents. Entomologist 88: 19.
1956: A southern migration of Vanessa atalanta L., the Red Admiral. Entomologist 89 (1112): 18-19.
1956 Melanism and an answer to J.W.H. Harrison. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 68: 286-92.
1956: Further selection experiments on Industrial Melanism in the Lepidoptera. Heredity 10 (3): 287-301.
1956 : A résumé of investigations on the evolution of melanism in the Lepidoptera. Proceedings. Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences 145: 297-303.
1956 : Evolution in action. Times Science Review No. 19.
1956: An answer to one thought 'on reading Dr. Ford's book Moths'. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 68: 286-92.
1956: Xanthorhoë montanata and X. spadicearia assembling to females of Biston betularia. Entomologist 89: 130.
1957: The contribution of Industrial Melanism in the Lepidoptera to our knowledge of evolution. Advancement of Science 52: 245.
1957: Industrial Melanism in moths and its contributions to our knowledge of evolution. Proceedings. Royal Institution of Great Britain 36, 164: 1-13.
1957 : Problems in Industrial Melanism. Entomologist 90: 98-105.
1958: A survey of the frequencies of Biston betularia L. (Lep.) and its melanic forms in Britain. Heredity 12: 51-72.
1958: Evolution and the environment. New Scientist 4: 297-9.
1958: Industrial Melanism in the Lepidoptera and its contribution to our knowledge of evolution. Proceedings. 10th International Congress of Entomologists. 2: 831-41.
1958: The importance of the micro-environment to evolutionary trends in the Lepidoptera. Entomologist 91: 214-24.
1959: Darwin's missing evidence. Scientific American 200: 48-53.
1959: New aspects of the genetic control of Industrial Melanism in the Lepidoptera. Nature 183: 918-21.
1959 : Brazilian insect adaptations. Endeavour 72: 200-10.
1959: Industrial Melanism in the Lepidoptera and its contribution to our knowledge of evolution. The Society of American Zoologists (lecture records) 1959: 25-40.
1960: Radioactive migrants - a request. Entomologist 93: 75.
1960: Migrateurs radioactifs. Entomologiste 41: 1-2.
1960 A report on the investigation into radioactive migrants 1960. Entomologist 94 (Pl. 3 and 4): 49-52.
1960: With L.M. Cook. Radioactive labelling of lepidopterous larvae: a method of estimating late larval and pupal mortality in the wild. Nature 187: 301-2.
1961 : The phenomenon of Industrial Melanism in the Lepidoptera. Annual Review of Entomology. 6: 245-62.
1961: The radiation theory of female assembling in the Lepidoptera. Entomologist 94: 59-65.
1961: Geographic Melanism in the Lepidoptera of Shetland. Heredity 16: 393-402.
1961: Selection experiments on melanism in Amathes glareosa Esp. (Lepidoptera) Heredity 16: 415-34.
1961: With R. J. Berry. The Study of a cline. Heredity 16: 403-14.
1961: With M.J. Heard. Accidental radioactive labelling of a migratory moth. Nature 189: 676-7.
1963: Recent advances in our knowledge of melanism in the Lepidoptera. Proceedings. 16th International Congress of Zoology. 2: 198-9.
1963: Lepidoptera as scientific tools. Journal Lepidopterists' Society 17: 173-7.
1963: The genetical and environmental factors which affect colour and pattern in the Lepidoptera with special reference to a migratory species. Entomologist 96: 127-30.
1963 The life-history of Utetheisa pulchella L. and its possible adaptive significance. Entomologist 96: 102-7.
1963: Your Book of Butterflies and Moths. London: Faber.
1963: With C.J. Cadbury. Investigations on the origins of Non-industrial Melanism. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 75: 149-60.
1964: The inherited and environmental contributions to the patterning of Utetheisa pulchella. Entomologist 97: 169-72.
1964: Adaptation mechanisms in the genetic armoury of Lepidoptera--ancient and modern. Zenith I: 11-14.
1964: Natural history and air pollution. New Scientist. 22: 34.
1964: With Julian Huxley. Charles Darwin and His World. London: Thames and Hudson.
1965: Insect adaptations in Brazil. Animals 5, No. 18.
1965: Insect adaptations in Africa. Animals 5, No. 19.
1965: Insect adaptations in Britain. Animals 5, No. 20.
1965: A 12-year survey of the frequencies of Biston betularia L. and its melanic forms in Great Britain. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 77: 195-218.
1965: Insect survival and selection for pattern. Science 148: 1290-5.
1965: Hibernation and pupation habits of Cossus cossus L. (Lep.). Cossidae. : : Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 77: 1-3.
1969: Evolution today. In Purnell's Encyclopaedia of Animal Life, No. 22.
1969: With R. J. Berry. Gene flow in a cline. Amathes glareosa Esp. and its melanic f. edda Stdg. (Lep.) in Shetland. Heredity 24: 1-14.
1969: With R.J. Berry, C.J. Cadbury, G.C. Phillips. Differences in behaviour, dominance, and survival within a cline. Heredity 24: 15-25.
1971: With C.J. Cadbury, D. R. Lees. Recessive melanism in the moth Lasiocampa quercus L. In Ecological Genetics and Evolution: essays in Honour of E.B. Ford, edited by Robert Creed. Oxford: Blackwell.
1971: With Miriam Rothschild. E.B. Ford: Bibliography. In Ecological Genetics and Evolution: essays in Honour of E.B. Ford, edited by Robert Creed. Oxford: Blackwell.
1973: The Evolution of Melanism: The Study of a Recurring Necessity. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
1956: Cinematographer Niko Tinbergen. Evolution in Progress. London: British Universities Film and Video Council.
1958: With the Shell Film Unit. Darwin and the Insects of Brazil. London: British Universities Film and Video Council.
A Visit to HBD Kettlewell, by Jim Kettlewell.
Clarke, Cyril A. 1979. Antenna 3 (4): 125
Clarke, Cyril A. 1979. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 91 (10): 253-255
Demuth, R.F. 1979. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 91 (10): 255-257
Ford, E.B. 1979. Nature 281: 166
Jessup, F.W. 1979. Lycidas [Wolfson College, Oxford] 7 (1978-79): 58. Available on this site: connect]
Tinbergen, Niko. 1979. Lycidas [Wolfson College, Oxford] 7 (1978-79): 58-60. Available on this site: connect]
E.P.W. [Wiltshire]. 1979 Proceedings of the British Entomological and Natural History Society 12 (3/4): 101-103.
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