Henricus Gualterius Bates (Anglice Henry Walter Bates) (natus in Leicestria die 8 Februarii 1825; mortuus die 16 Februarii 1892) fuit entomologista Anglicus qui flumen Amazonum exploravit. Sodalis Regalis Societatis Londinii fuit, anno 1881 cooptatus.

Henricus Gualterius Bates.
Bates in Amazonia.


  • Bates H. W. 1843. Notes on Coleopterous insects frequenting damp places. The Zoologist 1, 114–115.
  • Bates H. W. 1862. Contributions to an insect fauna of the Amazon Valley. Lepidoptera: Heliconidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society, 23(3): 495–566.
  • Bates H. W. 1863. The Naturalist on the River Amazons. 2 vol. Londinii: Murray.
  • Bates H. W. 1864. The Naturalist on the River Amazons. Ed. 2a in 1 vol. Londinii: Murray.
  • Bates H. W. 1878. Central America, the West Indies and South America, with ethnological notes by A.H. Keane. Stanford, London; second and revised edition 1882.
  • Bates H. W. 18811884. Biologia Centrali-Americana Insecta. Coleoptera. Vol, 1, pars 1.
  • Bates H. W. 1886-1890. Insecta. Coleoptera. Pectinicornia and Lamellicornia. Vol. 2, pars 2.
  • Bates H. W. 1892. The Naturalist on the River Amazons, with a memoir of the author by Edward Clodd.
  • Bates H. W. ,et D. Sharp. 1879-1886. Insecta. Coleoptera. Phytophaga (part). Vol. 5.


  • Bedall B. G., ed. 1969. Wallace and Bates in the tropics: an introduction to the theory of natural selection. Macmillan, London.
  • Clodd, Edward. 1892. Memoir [of Henry Walter Bates] 70 pages plus coloured plate 'illustrations of mimicry between butterflies', xvii-lxxxvii in Bates 1892.
  • Dickenson, John. 1992. The naturalist on the River Amazons and a wider world: reflections on the centenary of Henry Walter Bates. The Geographical Journal, 158(2): 207-214.
  • Edwards, W. H. 1847. Voyage up the river Amazons, including a residence at Pará. London.
  • Moon, H. P. 1976. Henry Walter Bates FRS 1825-1892: explorer, scientist and darwinian. Leicestershire Museums, Leicester.
  • Woodcock, G. 1969. Henry Walter Bates, naturalist of the Amazons. Faber & Faber, London.

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