Henri Filhol

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Henri Filhol (13 May 1843 – 28 April 1902) was a French medical doctor, malacologist and naturalist born in Toulouse.wikipedia
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1874 Transit of Venus Expedition to Campbell Island

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He served as the expedition doctor and naturalist on the French 1874 Transit of Venus Expedition to Campbell Island, with Filhol Peak on the island being named after him.
The fourth scientist was naturalist and expedition doctor Henri Filhol.

Edmond Perrier

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In 1883 with Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Léon Vaillant, Edmond Perrier and others, he embarked on a scientific journey aboard the Talisman.
From 1900 to 1919 he was director of the museum of natural history, where during the same time period (1903), he succeeded Henri Filhol (1843–1902) as chair of comparative anatomy.

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Henri Filhol (13 May 1843 – 28 April 1902) was a French medical doctor, malacologist and naturalist born in Toulouse.

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Henri Filhol (13 May 1843 – 28 April 1902) was a French medical doctor, malacologist and naturalist born in Toulouse.

Malacology

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Henri Filhol (13 May 1843 – 28 April 1902) was a French medical doctor, malacologist and naturalist born in Toulouse.

Natural history

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Henri Filhol (13 May 1843 – 28 April 1902) was a French medical doctor, malacologist and naturalist born in Toulouse.

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Henri Filhol (13 May 1843 – 28 April 1902) was a French medical doctor, malacologist and naturalist born in Toulouse.

Curator

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He was the son of Édouard Filhol (1814-1883), curator of the Muséum de Toulouse.

Muséum de Toulouse

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He was the son of Édouard Filhol (1814-1883), curator of the Muséum de Toulouse.

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After receiving his early education in Toulouse, he moved to Paris, where he obtained doctorates in medicine and science. From 1894 to 1902 he occupied the chair of comparative animal anatomy at the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle in Paris.

Zoology

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In 1879 he was appointed professor of zoology at the Faculty of Toulouse.

Anatomy

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From 1894 to 1902 he occupied the chair of comparative animal anatomy at the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle in Paris.

National Museum of Natural History, France

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From 1894 to 1902 he occupied the chair of comparative animal anatomy at the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle in Paris.

French Academy of Sciences

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In 1897 he became a member of the Académie des sciences.

Paleontology

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In the field of paleontology, he performed important studies of fossilized mammals in the phosphorites in Quercy.

Phosphorite

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In the field of paleontology, he performed important studies of fossilized mammals in the phosphorites in Quercy.

Quercy

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In the field of paleontology, he performed important studies of fossilized mammals in the phosphorites in Quercy.

Alphonse Milne-Edwards

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In 1883 with Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Léon Vaillant, Edmond Perrier and others, he embarked on a scientific journey aboard the Talisman.

Léon Vaillant

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In 1883 with Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Léon Vaillant, Edmond Perrier and others, he embarked on a scientific journey aboard the Talisman.

List of Chairs of the National Museum of Natural History (France)

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Plesiorycteropus

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French naturalist Henri Filhol first described Plesiorycteropus madagascariensis in 1895 on the basis of a partial skull found at the cave of Belo.

Pachylemur

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Pachylemur remains were first described in 1895 by French zoologist Henri Filhol and were originally included in the genus Lemur, along with the ring-tailed lemur and other close relatives currently classified within the family Lemuridae.