O is for Eleanor Anne Ormerod – Entymologist
++ A to Z of Notable Women in STEM ++
Eleanor Anne Ormerod (1828 – 1901) was an entymologist. From her childhood, she enjoyed studying insects. She also studied agriculture and was a local authority in England.
Combining her interests in both entymology and agriculture, Eleanor formed a collection of insect pests in farming. She wrote a series of books about injurious insects in agriculture.
You can learn more about Eleanor Anne Ormerod here.
See more notable women of STEM in my contribution to the April A to Z blogging challenge for 2016.
Add your own “O”-named women to the list in the comments below! Here’s some other significant women of STEM:
Özden Özdemir – Geophysics
Lynne Opperman – Anatomy
Halska Osmólska – Paleontology
Muriel Wheldale Onslow – Microbiology