Charles Spence Bate

Charles Spence Bate, or Spence Bate, FRS (March 16 1819 - July 29 1889) was a British zoologist and dentist, who lived in Swansea and later Plymouth. He was an authority on the crustacea, and a frequent correspondent with Charles Darwin, mostly concerning their shared interest in barnacles. Together with J. O. Westwood, he wrote "A history of the British sessile-eyed Crustacea".

A number of species are named in his honour:

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