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Francisco Pascasio Moreno

Francisco Josué Pascasio Moreno Thwaites, Argentine explorer, geographer and paleontologist (Buenos Aires 31 May 1852 – Buenos Aires 22 November 1919)


Performed collections of fossils, anthropological and archaeological material in Patagonia

DESCRIBED VALID FOSSIL GENERA

Amphinasua 1891 with Mercerat (Mammalia)

Brontornis 1891 with Mercerat (Aves) 

Dryornis 1891 with Mercerat (Aves)

Foetopterus 1891 with Mercerat (Aves)

Mesembriornis 1889 (Aves)

Onohippidum 1891 (Mammalia)

Palaeobalaena 1892 (Mammalia)

Palaeospheniscus 1891 with Mercerat (Aves)

Palaeotenthes 1882 (Mammalia)

Patagornis 1891 with Mercerat (Aves)

Protorhea 1891 (Mammalia)

Psilopterus 1891 with Mercerat (Aves)


HONORS

Official, Academie de France (1883)

Honorary Member, Geological Society of London (1898)

Gold Medal, Societé de Geographie de Paris (1881)

Crevaux Medal, Societé Geographique Commerciale de Paris (1899)


GENERA

Morenostrobus Del Fueyo, Archangelsky & Taylor 2009 (Fossil Plantae)

Morenoella Spegazzini 1885 (Fungi)

Morenoina Theissen 1913 (Fungi)

Morenella Palmer 1903 (Fossil Mammalia)  

Morenelaphus Carette 1923 (Fossil Mammalia)

Morenocetus Cabrera 1926 (Fossil Mammalia)

Moreno-merceratia Lambrecht 1933 (Fossil Aves)

Moreno Mello-Leitão 1940 (Arachnida)

Franciscoia Orfila & Schajovskoy 1963 (Lepidoptera)