Ride, W(illiam) D(avid) L(indsay)

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RIDE, W(illiam) D(avid) L(indsay)

RIDE, W(illiam) D(avid) L(indsay). Australian, b. 1926. Genres: Natural history, Zoology, Earth sciences. Career: Oxford University, Dept. of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, Departmental Demonstrator in Vertebrate Zoology, 1954-55; Brasenose College, Oxford, Hulme Lecturer in Zoology, 1955-57; Western Australian Museum, Director, 1957-75; Australian Biological Resources Study, Director, 1975-80; Canberra College of Advanced Education, Fellow in Life Sciences, 1980-82, Head of School of Applied Science, 1982-87, Principal, 1987; Australian National University, Canberra, Dept. of Geology, Visiting Fellow, 1988, now Emeritus. Publications: A Guide to the Native Mammals of Australia, 1970; Index to the Genera and Species of Fossil Mammalia Described from Australia, 1975; (co-ed.) Species at Risk: Research in Australia, 1982; (co-ed.) International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 1985, rev. ed., 1999; (ed. with T. Younes) Biological Nomenclature Today, 1986. Contributor of scientific articles to journals. Address: Department of Geology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia.