Friedrich Boie

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Friedrich Boie (4 June 1789 – 3 March 1870) was a German scientist and brother of Heinrich Boie. He was born at Meldorf in Holstein and died at Kiel.in 1860 he was elected a Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina Boie was the author of Bemerkungen über Merrem's Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien (Oken's Isis, 1827). Also an ornithologist he wrote Auszüge aus dem "System der Ornithologie" Isis Oken 1844. Friedrich Boie was the author of several bird species and the hummingbird genus Glaucis, the swallow genus Progne, the cuckoo-shrike genus Minivet, the passerine genus Lipaugus, the owl genus Athene and among other genera the genus Chrysococcyx.

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