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Ernst Friedrich Germar

  Ernst Friedrich Germar ( 1786- 1853) was a German professor and director of the Mineralogical Museum at Halle. As well as being a mineralogist he was interested in entomology and particularly in the Coleoptera.

Amongst Germar’s publications are:

  • Species Cicadarium enumeratae et sub genera distributae. Thon. Ent. Arch. (2)2: 37-57, pl. 1 (1830).
  • Observations sur plusieurs espšces du genre Cicada , Latr. Rev. Entomol. Silbermann 2: 49-82, pls. 19-26 (1834).
  • Über die Elateriden mit häutigen Anhängen der Tarsenglieder. Z. Entomol. (Germar) 1: 193-236 (1839).
  • Bemerkungen über Elateriden. Z. Entomol. (Breslau) 5: 133-192 (1844)
  • Beiträge zur insektenfauna von Adelaide. Linn. Entomol. 3: 153-247 (1848)
  • Fauna Insectorum Europae There were 24 fascicles in this work August Ahrens producing the first two, Germar and F. Kalfuss the third (1817) and Germar alone the remaining 21.


Non Coleoptera Deutsches Entomologisches Institut (DEI)

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