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Eduardo Rapoport

Eduardo Hugo Rapoport, Argentine ecologist and biogeographer (Buenos Aires 03 July 1927 –

From Jewish Russian ancestry



Anticipated the vicariance concept

Defined transition zones

Obtained the first evidences in favour of Rapoport rule named in his honor (1975; 1982)


With M.V. Capparelli & J.E. Rabinovich. La irregularidad, un nuevo parametro para describir la distribución espacial de organismos. Acta Cient. Venez. 22(1):26-7, 1971 


Una medida de la micro-heterogeneidad en la distribución espacial de los artropodos edáficos. Folia Entomol. Mex. 23-4:113-5, 1972



DESCRIBED COLLEMBOLA TAXA

Genera

Araucanocyrtis 1968 with Massoud

Brachygastrura 1962

Delamarellina 1963 with Rubio

Mucrotoma 1963 with Rubio 

Neorganella 1963 with Rubio

Notachorudina 1962 with Cassagnau

Parastomella 1968 with Rubio

Probrachystomella 1962

Species

87



HONOURS (Collembola)

Rapoportina Salmon 1964

Rapoportella Ellis & Bellinger 1973

Raponella Najt 1988

Honorary Member, Ecological Society of America (1996)