A short biography of C.F. BYERS (bom Nov. 18,1902, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA; deceased Oct. 27, 1981, Williston, Florida, USA; educator and entomologist) is followed by a list of his odonatological publications (1925-1981). On October 27, 1981, Professor C. F. Byers died at a nursing home in Williston, a small town near Gainesville, Florida after a prolonged illness. Dr CHARLES FRANCIS BYERS was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, November 18, 1902, and attended school there through high school, where he graduated in 1921. He then went to the University of Michigan where he received the A.B., M.S., and lastly the Ph.D. in 1929. Along the way he studied for a semester in 1924 at the University of Florida and for the school year 1926-1927 at Cornell University where he did some work with Prof. James G. Needham in the Entomology Department. He attended summer schools at the Marine Biological Station in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and the University of Michigan Biological Station at Douglas Lake.