Biographical data


Jacquinot, Honoré


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1814, Moulins en Gilbert, Nièvre, France.



Medical officer of the voyage to the Antarctic regions in the ‘Astrolabe’ and ‘Zélée’ (1837-40) (itiner., liter. etc., cf. sub Hombron). Together with the latter he published the zoological and botanical results of the expedition. Was admitted as a doctor in 1848, and practised at Nevers. Brother of the commander of La Zélée (see J.B. Hombron).



Herb. Paris [P]: specimens from Timor, Ceram (Waroe), W. New Guinea, etc.

MS. drawings of the voyage (not mentioning the draughtsman) in Libr. Nat. Hist. Mus. Paris.


biographical data:

In Bibl. Austr. Entom. 1775-1930 (R. Zoo]. Soc. N.S.W. 1932, p. 62).