Maxine

1983 LM. Discovered 1983 June 14 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Named in honor of Maxine Shoemaker Heath, sister of the second discoverer. An entomologist at the University of Illinois, Heath is a leading authority on the cicadas of North America and Argentina. Her research on thermoregulation in cicadas, in collaboration with James E. Heath, led to their discovery of several species of warm-blooded cicadas in the forests and thorn scrub of Argentina. (M 15575)

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