Carl Ribbe (November 16, 1860, Berlin - August 27, 1934, Dresden) was a German explorer and entomologist.
Carl Ribbe was an insect dealer in Berlin. He travelled widely in the South Seas, exploring Celebes, the Aru Islands, Ceram, Amboina, Key Island, Wumba-Inseln, the Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands, Shortland Island and "New Pomerania" (New Guinea). He also collected in Andalusia and Southern Spain. His private collction of Lycaenidae is in the Natural History Museum in Dresden. Ribbe described many new species of butterflies, including Graphium weiskei. He also collected and sold ethnographic material de:Ethnologisches Museum and published an ethnographical travelogue of his time in Solomon Islands.
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- Ribbe, C. 1903 Zwei Jahree unter den Salomo-Inseln: Reiseerlebnisse und schilderungen von land und leuten. Druck un Verlag der Elbgau-Buchdruckerei,