Nikolai Mikhailovich Kulagin
Born in Smolensk Government. Graduated from Moscow
University, in late 1880s curated herpetological collection in the Museum.
Acknowledged entomologist, anatomist, embryologist, physiologist, evolutionist.
Corresponding member of the Russian Acad. Sci. (1913), acting member of the
Belorussian Acad. Sci. (1934) and the Academy of Agricultural Sci. (1935).
Professor of the Moscow University, Timiryasev Academy, dean of Natural History
Department of the Shanyavski University (1912-1922) in Moscow.