Submitted to: Electronic Publication
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/4/2009
Publication Date: 6/15/2009
Citation: Solis, M.A. 2009. Michael Shaffer, 6th July 1936 to 23rd March 2009: A heartfelt tribute. Electronic Publication. 3:1-3. Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: Mr. Michael Shaffer, Retired Pyraloidea Curator, at the Natural History Museum, London, England, passed away on March 23, 2009. He was an acknowledged world expert on Pyraloidea, a group of agriculturally important moths. He was curator of the largest Pyraloidea type collection in the world, and as such he was instrumental in the development of Pyraloidea expertise and research worldwide.