#172540 Overall Influence

Richard L. Hoffman

U.S. zoologist


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Richard Lawrence Hoffman was an American zoologist known as an international expert on millipedes, and a leading authority on the natural history of Virginia and the Appalachian Mountains. He was a biology professor at Virginia's Radford College for almost thirty years, and curator of invertebrates at the Virginia Museum of Natural History for another twenty years. He co-founded the Virginia Natural History Society, described over 400 species of millipedes, and produced more than 480 scientific publications. He is commemorated in the scientific and/or common names of over 30 animal species, including the valley and ridge salamander and Hoffman's dwarf centipede .

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Louisville

University in Kentucky

University of Virginia

Public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

Virginia Tech

University with the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia

Radford University

University in Radford, Virginia

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#5719 World Rank