The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Lutz, Frank Eugene

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LUTZ, loots', Frank Eugene, American biologist: b. Bloomsburg, Pa., 15 Sept. 1879. He was graduated (1900) at Haverford College, Pennsylvania, studied (1902) at University of Chicago, then entered University College, London, England. He was (1904-09) resident-investigator at the station for experimental evolution, Cold Spring Harbor, then (1909-16) assistant curator of invertebrate zoology at American Museum of Natural History, New York City, to become associate curator in the latter year. He has written “Field Book of Insects” (1917) and numerous contributions to the scientific journals on the subjects variation, heredity, assortive mating, entomology, etc.