In memoriam: Hiroshi Hashimoto (1924–2015)

Hiromi Niitsuma


Dr Hiroshi Hashimoto, Emeritus Professor of Shizuoka University, passed away quietly on 26 February 2015 in Kanagawa, Japan, at the age of 90. He was a distinguished entomologist and authority of Japanese dipterology, and produced many conspicuous achievements, especially on chironomids. He was also an excellent taxonomist of fresh-water hydroids.


Diptera, Chironomidae, hydriods

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