Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight)

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Biographical History

C. Dwight Marsh was best known for his work with toxic plants for the US Department of Agriculture and his study of plankton, with a focus on copepod crustaceans. He was an honorary curator of Copoepoda the US National Museum. Marsh worked on the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, during the 1910's. He was married to Florence Wilder Marsh.


Paul H. Oehser. (1937). “Charles Dwight Marsh.” Science. 86 (2223) 114-115. Retrieved August 26, 2013 from

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