Martin Jacoby

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Martin Jacoby (12 April 1842, Altona – 24 December 1907), London was a German musician and entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera, especially Chrysomelidae (formerly known as Phytophaga).

Selected works[edit]

Plate from Insecta. Coleoptera. Phytophaga. Biologia Centrali-Americana
  • 1885-1894 Insecta. Coleoptera. Phytophaga (part). Volume VI, Part 2 of Biologia Centrali-Americana
  • 1899. Descriptions of the new species of phytophagous Coleoptera obtained by Dr. Dohrn in Sumatra.Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 60: 259–313, 1 pl.
  • 1903. Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Sagridae.in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 14A. P. Wytsman, Brussels, pp. 1–11 1 pl.
  • 1904. Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Sagridae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 14B. P. Wytsman, Brussels, pp. 13–14.
  • 1904. with H. Clavareau Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Donacidae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 21. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 15 pp., 1 pl.
  • 1904. with H. Clavareau Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Crioceridae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 23. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 40 pp., 1 pl.
  • 1905. with H. Clavareau . Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Megascelidae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 32. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 6 pp., 1 pl.
  • 1905. with H. Clavareau. Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Megalopidae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 33. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 20 pp., 2 pls.
  • 1906. with H. Clavareau. Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Chrysomelidae Subfam. Clytrinae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 49. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 87 pp., 5 pls.

Collection[edit]

Jacoby's collection is divided between the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University and the Natural History Museum, London.

References[edit]

  • Horn, Walther (H. R.) 1908: Dt. ent. Z. 1908 427-428
  • Jacobson, G. 1909: [Jacoby, M.] List of papers of the late Martin Jacoby. Entomologist 42 10-16, 32-35
  • Musgrave, A. 1932: Bibliography of Australian Entomology 1775-1930.Sydney

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