Friedrich Karl Wilhelm Dönitz

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Professor Dr. med. Friedrich Karl Wilhelm Dönitz or Doenitz (27 June 1838, Berlin - 12 March 1912 in Berlin) was a German anatomist, zoologist and entomologist.

In 1865 Friedrich Karl Wilhelm Dönitz began to study at the University of Berlin where he became a lecturer in anatomy. On 10 July 1873 he left Germany to teach anatomy in Japan. He stayed in Japan for three years. During vacations he studied Myriapoda), Arachnida (Arachnida) and Mollusca (Bivalvia) and collected these in Hakone, Odawara and Fuji.

Wilhelm Dönitz also studied Culicidae and Lepidoptera. His collection of Palaearctic Lepidoptera is in Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin.

Works[edit]

Partial list

  • Abortion among the Japanese. In: Mitteilungen der deutschen Gesellschaft für Natur- und Völkerkunde Ostasiens 1873.
  • Über die Lebensweise zweier Vogelspinnen aus Japan. Sitz.-ber. Ges. naturf. Freunde Berlin 1887: 8-10. (1887)
  • Nachrichten aus dem Berliner Entomologischen Verein. Insekten-Börse 18:36-38 (1901)
  • Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Anopheles. Z. Hyg. Infektkr. 41 15-88, 2 pls. (1902)

English Translation.

  • Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Anopheles. II. Mittheilung. Z. hyg. Infektkr. 43:215-238, illus. (1903)

References[edit]

  • 1912. W. Donitz. Berlin, entom. Zeitschr. Bd. 57 p. 107—109, portrait
  • 1913. In Memoriam. Wilhelm Donitz. Parasitology Vol. 5 p. 253—261, portrait

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