WILD ORANGES Boris Ivanovich (1903 — 1939) — the Soviet parasitologist.
In 1929 ended Leningrad in-t of applied zoology and phytopathology. Worked in the sector of wreckers of livestock production Ying-that protection of plants (1930 — 1933), and since 1934 until the end of life — in department of parasitology Zoological in-that Academy of Sciences of the USSR, headed by E. N. Pavlovsky. B. I. Pomerantsev published St. 10 scientific works, in to-rykh new species of ixodic mites are described, data on a systematics of mites, their geographical distribution, evolution and value as carriers of activators of a number of diseases of the person and animals are revised. Ecological observations of B. I. Pomerantsev formed the basis of developments of actions for fight against mites. Its posthumously published capital work «Fauna of the USSR. Arachnoid» (1950), devoted to mites this. Ixodidae, kept great theoretical and practical value. This work is widely known among specialists, was twice republished abroad.
B. I. Pomerantsev participated in expeditions to Transcaucasia, Central Asia and to the Far East. In 1939 Narkomzdrava of the USSR on studying then still of little-known taiga (tick-borne) encephalitis participated in a complex expedition. Studying ixodic ticks in the SU-Putin reserve (Far East), B. I. Pomerantsev underwent mass attack of mites therefore ached with a tick-borne encephalitis and died. In honor of B. I. Pomerantsev one of species of mites is called (Ixodes pomerantzevi Serd.), extended in the Far East.
Works: To morphology and anatomy of genitalias of Culicoides (Diptera, Nematocera), Parazitol. Saturday. Zool, in-that Academy of Sciences of the USSR, century 3, page 183, M. — L., 1932; To a question of an origin of the tick-borne centers in the Leningrad region, in book: Wreckers of livestock production, under the editorship of E. N. Pavlovsky, page 32, M. — L., 1935; To morphology of the sort Rhipiceplialus Koch in connection with creation of natural classification of Ixodidae, Parazitol, Saturday. Zool, in-that Academy of Sciences of the USSR, century 6, page 5, M. — L., 1936; About parasitic adaptations at Ixodidae (Acarina), Izv. Academy of Sciences of the USSR, It is gray. biol., No. 4, page 1423, 1937; Ekologo-faunistichesky sketch of mites of Ixodidae (Acarina) of Transcaucasia, Parazitol, Saturday. Zool, in-that Academy of Sciences of the USSR, century 7, page 100, M. — L., 1940 (sovm, with other); Mites (this. Ixodidae) the USSR and the adjacent countries, M. — L., 1946; To creation of the Ixodidae system (Acarina, Parasiti-formes), Parazitol, Saturday. Zool, in-that Academy of Sciences of the USSR, century 9, page 13, M. — L., 1948; New mites of the sort Ixodes, in the same place, page 39; Ixodic mites (Ixodidae), in book: Fauna of the USSR, under the editorship of E. N. Pavlovsky, Arachnoid, t. 4, century 2, M. — L., 1950.
Bibliography: Pavlovsky E. N, B. I. Pomerantsev (1903 — 1939), Parazitol. Saturday. Zool, in-that Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 9, page 5, M. — L., 1948.
A. V. Gutsevich, A. A. Zemskaya.