October 26, 1948 - October 21, 2020
Dr. Vanin was one pf the most prominent Brazilian entomologists who trained plenty of coleopterists during his career. He studied weevils among other beetles.
A paper about his career and legacy:
Gnaspini P, Costa C, Casari SA (2021) Sergio Antonio Vanin – a great Brazilian zoologist. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 64. https://doi.org/10.1590/1806-9665-RBENT-2020-0124