Nebraska Authors

Brett C. Ratcliffe

Born 1946 Bedford, England (United Kingdom)

Curator of Entomology at the Nebraska State Museum (Morrill Hall).

Places Lived

Bellevue, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Scientific: Entomology


BS, 1968, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
MS 1970, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
PhD, 1975, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Professor in the Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Curator of Insects at the University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, NE

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


National Academy of Sciences
President, Coleopterists Society
Numerous Grants


(Partial listing only)
The Scarab Beetles of Nebraska, 1991.
The Carrion Beetles of Nebraska. 1996
The Dynastine Scarab Beetles of Costa Rica and Panama. 2003

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