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Yoshio Abe (Japanese: 阿部 余四男, Hepburn: Abe Yoshio, 3 January 1891 – 22 April 1960), from Yamagata Prefecture, was a professor of zoology at Hiroshima University of Arts and Science which was amalgamated into Hiroshima University by the enactment of National School Establishment Law and the above-mentioned Hiroshima University after the amalgamation.
He, graduate from University of Tokyo, was the first Japanese scientist to study kinorhynchs, and one such animal, Dracoderes abei, was named after him. Also named after him was Abe's salamander and Abe's Whiskered Bat, Myotis abei Yoshikura 1944, as a tribute from one of his students.
- ^ a b c d 阿部余四男〈Yoshio Abe〉/ コトバンク〈Kotobank〉 (in Japanese)
- ^ Behlens, Bo, Watkins, Michael. and Grayson, Michael Eponym Dictionary of Mammals, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009 ISBN 978-0-801893-04-9. p. 1