A short biography of L.E. HORNUFF, Jr (born: April 9. 1928, New Orleans. Louisiana, United States; deceased: January 29, 1985, Acadia, Oklahoma) Professor of Biology, Central State University, is followed by a list of his publications. My dear friend, colleague and former student, LOTHAR E. HORNUFF, Jr died suddenly at his home in Arcadia, Oklahoma, on January 29, 1985 at the young age of 56. He was Professor of Biology at Central State University, Edmond, a long-time member of S.I.O., an enthusiastic naturalist, photographer and teacher.