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Frank MacFarland

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Frank MacFarland
nudibrancs
1892-1918
 
 

 

Frank MacFarlandFrank M. MacFarland received a Bachelor of Science from DePauw University in 1889, a Master of Science from Stanford University in 1893, and a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Wurzburg in 1896. As a Professor of Histology, Frank Mace MacFarland served Stanford University for almost sixty years. In addition, Professor McFarland served as President of the California Academy of Sciences for fourteen years.

Much of MacFarland's research involved the study of marine molluscs, with his particular interests toward gastropods (such as snails, sea slugs, and sea hares). At the time of his passing, Dr. MacFarland was leading authority on the habits and life history of Pacific Coast nudibranchs.

Frank Mace MacFarland participated in thirteen of the twenty-three years regular sessions of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In the position of Assistant to Instructor in the summers of 1892; in the position of Instructor during the summers of 1893, 1894, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1905; in the position of Instructor in Charge during the summers of 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913 and Occupying an Investigators Room during the summer of 1897.
 

Publications:

MacFarland, F.M. 1933 Edwin Chapin Starks. Science, 77:182-183

MacFarland, F.M. & C.H.O'Donoghue 1929 New species of Corambe from the Pacific Coast of North America. Mollusca 33--5

MacFarland, F.M. & C.H.O'Donoghue 1929 New species of Corambe from the Pacific Coast of North America. Proc.Cal.Acad.Sci.,v.18(1):1-27

MacFarland, F.M. 1929 Drepania, a genus of the nudibranchiate mollusks new to California. Proc.Cal.Acad.Sci 4th ser. v.18(15):485-496

MacFarland, F.M. 1929 Drepania, a genus of the nudibranchiate mollusks new to California. Mollusca 33--6

MacFarland, F.M. 1926 The Acanthodorididae of the California Coast. Mollusca 33--4

MacFarland, Frank Mace. 1926. The Acanthodorididae of the California Coast. The Nautilus. 39(2-3):1-27.

MacFarland, F.M. 1924 Expedition of the California Academy of Science to the Gulf of California in 1921. Opisthobranchiate Mollusca. Mollusca 33--3

MacFarland, F.M. 1923 The morphology of the nudibranch genus Hancockia. Mollusca 33--2

MacFarland, Frank Mace. 1923. The Morphology of the Nudibranch Genus of Hancockia. Journal of Morphology. 38(1):65-92.

MacFarland, F.M. 1918 The Dolabellinae. Molusca 35

MacFarland, F.M. 1918 The Dolabellinae, collected by the Albatross, 1899-1900. Mollusca 11-1

MacFarland, F.M. 1913 In memoriam, Nettie Maria Stevens. Reprint from "Stanford Alumnus"

MacFarland, Frank Mace. 1912. The nudibranch family Dironidae. Zoologischen Jahrbuchern. 15:515-536.

MacFarland, F.M. 1912 The nudibranch family Dironidae. Mollusca 33--1

MacFarland, F.M. 1909 The Opisthobranchiate Mollusca of Brazil. Mollusca 34

MacFarland, F.M. 1909 The Opisthobranchiate Mollusca of the Branner-Agassiz expedition to Brazil. Leland Stanford Junior Univ. Pub. Univ. Ser.,#2

MacFarland, F.M. 1906 Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay, and Vicinity. Bull.U.S.Bur.Fish. v.25 pp.109-151

MacFarland, F.M. 1906 Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay, and Vicinity. Mollusca 32--2

MacFarland, F.M. 1906 Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay, and Vicinity. Mollusca 31

MacFarland, Frank Mace. 1905. A Preliminary Account of the Dorididae of Monterey Bay, California. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 18:35-54.

MacFarland, F.M. 1905 The Dorididae of Monterey Bay, California. Mollusca 32--1

MacFarland, F.M.  1899. Histological fixation by injection. Journal of Applied Microscopy, v.2 no.10

MacFarland, Frank Mace. 1897. Cellulare Studien en Mollusken-Eiern [Inaugural-Dissertation]. Jena: der Kgl. Bayr. Julius-Maximilians-Universitat Wurzburg. 41 p.

 

Memorial Resolution:

Frank Mace MacFarland 1869 - 1951

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