Eduard Honrath

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Eduard Gustav Honrath

Eduard Gustav Honrath (11 August, 1837, Coblenz - 19 April, 1893, Berlin) was a German entomologist who specialised in Lepidoptera, particularly Parnassius.

Butterfly illustrations by Eduard Honrath

Honrath was a well-known art dealer in Berlin. Among his entomological achievements, he described Parnassius graeseri (1885) (now Parnassius bremeri graeseri (a subspecies), Parnassius stenosemus and Papilio neumoegeni (both 1890) in the Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift. He was a member of the Entomological Society of Berlin, and its president for many years.


  • Benezit Dictionary of Artists (in French, Bénézit Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs) Éditions Gründ, Paris.(1911).

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