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John Hewitt

John Hewitt, English-born South-African zoologist and archaeologist (Dronfield, nearby Sheffield, England 23 December 1880 – Grahamstown 04 August 1961)
 
 

Described the Wilton culture

With A.P. Stapleton reported the first account of Howiesons Poort Culture
 
 

DESCRIBED NEW TAXA

Mammalia

Subspecies

Pronolagus rupestris saundersiae 1927

Reptilia

Genera

Narudasia 1913 with Methuen

Rhoptropella 1937

Species

40 valid species

Amphibia

Genera

Anhydrophryne 1919

Arthroleptella 1926

Microbatrachella 1926

Natalobatrachus 1913 with Methuen

Species

About 20 

Arachnida

Genera

Australoonops 1915

Daesiella 1934

Drassodella 1916

Hermachola 1915

Idiothele 1919

Karasbergia 1914

Muizenbergia 1915

Species

At least 35
 
 

HONORS  

Hewittia Lessert 1928 (Arachnida)

Hewittella Cameron 1906 (Hymenoptera)