Boris Bychowsky

Boris Evseevitch Bychowsky (Борис Евсеевич Быховский, 14 August 1908 – 26 January 1974) was a Soviet scientist and parasitologist, specialist of fish parasites, especially monogeneans.[1][2][3][4] He was director of the Institute of Zoology of the USSR Academy of Sciences in Saint Petersburg (then Leningrad) (1962–1974). Bychowsky is the author of more than 100 scientific publications, mostly on systematics of monogeneans.[5] His most famous work was his monography on monogeneans (1957), which was translated into English in 1961.[6]

Boris Evseevitch Bychowsky
Борис Евсеевич Быховский
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B. E. Bychowsky
Born(1908-08-14)14 August 1908
Died26 January 1974(1974-01-26) (aged 65)
Leningrad, Russia
NationalityRussian
Scientific career
FieldsParasitology
InstitutionsInstitute of Zoology, Saint Peterbsurg, Russia

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Taxa named in his honourEdit

 
Bychowskicotyle plectorhynchi (Monogenea, Bychowskicotylidae)

The following taxa were created in his honour. Most are parasites of fish.[7]

Family
Genera
  • Bychowskicotyle Lebedev, 1969
  • Bychowskya Nagibina, 1968
  • Bychowskyella Akhmerov, 1952, including Bychowskyella bychowskii Gusev, 1977 (both genus and species names dedicated to Bychowsky)
  • Bychowskymonogenea Caballero & Bravo-Hollis, 1972
Species

Numerous species of monogeneans, including Absonifibula bychowskyi Lawler & Overstreet, 1976, Caniongiella bychowskyi Lebedev, 1976, Cribromazocraes bychowskyi Mamaev, 1981, Dicrumenia bychowskyi Mamaev, 1969, Dionchus bychowskyi Timofeeva, 1989, Euryhaliotrema bychowskyi (Obodnikova, 1976) Kritsky & Boeger, 2002, Gyrodactyloides bychowskii Albova, 1948, Gyrodactylus bychowskyi (Albova, 1948), Heterobothrium bychowskyi Ogawa, 1991, Mazocraeoides bychowskyi Caballero & Caballero, 1976, Mexicana bychowskyi Caballero & Bravo-Hollis, 1959, Mexicotrema bychowskyi Lamothe-Argumedo, 1969, Murraytrema bychowskyi Oliver, 1987, Murraytrematoides bychowskii (Nagibina, 1976) Oliver, 1987, Neohaliotrema bychowskii Zhukov, 1976, Neoheterocotyle bychowskyi (Timofeeva, 1981) Chisholm, 1994, Neotetraonchus bychowskyi Bravo-Hollis, 1968, Osphyobothrus bychowskyi Khoche & Chauhan, 1969, Pseudaxinoides bychowskyi Lebedev, 1977, Pseudodiplectanum bychowskii Nagibina, 1977, digeneans such as Genolopa bychowskii Zhukov, 1977, Hysterogonia bychowskii Korotaeva, 1972, and Phyllodistomum borisbychowskyi Caballero y Caballero, 1969, parasitic isopods such as Cymothoa bychowskyi Avdeev, 1979 and parasitic copepods such as Lepeophtheirus bychowskyi Gusev, 1951, and the Microsporidia Glugea bychowsky Gasimagomedov & Issi, 1970. In addition to all these fish parasites, the biting midge Culicoides bychowskyi Dzhafarov, 1964 (Ceratopogonidae, Diptera) was also named after Bychowsky.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kobulej, T. (1974). "In memoriam B. J. Bychowsky (1908–1974)" (PDF). Parasitologia Hungarica. 7: 11–12.  
  2. ^ Caballero & Caballero E. (1974). "Boris E. Bychowsky 1908–1974". Revista de Biología Tropical. 22 (2): 203. PMID 4282878.
  3. ^ Prost, Maria (1974). "In memoriam: Prof. Borys E. Bychowski (1908–1974)". Wiadomosci Parazytologiczne. 20 (4): 657–659. PMID 4608557.
  4. ^ Scarlato, O.A.; Strelkov, A.A. & Lindberg, G.U. (1976). "Boris Evseevich Bykhowsky (1908–1974)". Biologiya Morya (Vladivostok). 1976 (2): 7–9.
  5. ^ Dogiel, V. A. & Bychowsky, B. E. 1939. Паразиты рыб Каспийского моря [Parasites of Fish of the Caspian Sea] DJVU File in Russian Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine  
  6. ^ Bychowsky, B.E. (1957). Моногенетические сосальщики, их система и филогения [Monogenetic Trematodes. Their systematic and phylogeny]. Akad. Nauka. USSR. English translation by the American Institute of Biological Science, Washington. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.7475. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2015-02-27.  
  7. ^ WoRMS. marinespecies.org

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