|Protistology 13 (4), 246–255 (2019)|
Protistologist Wladimir Timopheevich Schewiakoff (1859–1930). On the shores of the Gulf of Naples.
Sergei I. Fokin
St. Petersburg Branch of the S.I. Vavilov Institute of History of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences, and St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia; University of Pisa, Italy
| Submitted November 18, 2019 | Accepted December 2, 2019 |
This article narrates the history of Acantharia research in the Gulf of Naples (Mediterranean Sea) by the well-known Russian scientist, Professor W.T. Schewiakoff, as well as his efforts to study Foraminifera and Ciliophora in the same water basin. All those activities are presented against a background of the protistologist’s own life story.
Key words: Acantharia, Ciliophora, Dohrn, Schewiakoff, Naples Zoological Station,
Heidelberg, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk
Address for correspondence: Sergei Fokin
Department of Biology. Protistology-Zoology Unit. University of Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy;
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