Maxwell S. Moulds


Dr. Maxwell S. Moulds has had a passion for hawkmoths for much of his life, an interest that has taken him to many remote localities throughout Australia, New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. He has authored or co-authored more than 90 scientific papers and books on insects, and his book on Australian cicadas won the Whitley Medal, the highest award for Australian natural history books. In 2016, he was awarded the prestigious Australian Natural History Medallion for outstanding contributions to Australian entomology, and he is an Honorary Life Member of the Entomological Society of Queensland. In 2003, he retired from the Australian Museum but continues his association there as a Senior Fellow.