Father Pierre André Latreille

Father Pierre André LatreilleProfile

Priest and zoologist. Considered the founder of modern entomology. Increased the number of insect genera, made the initial grouping of genera into families, and was the author of several standard works on entomology.



MLA Citation

  • “Father Andre Latreille”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 December 2019. Web. 27 July 2021. <>