Richard Büttner

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Oskar Alexander Richard Büttner (28 September 1858 - 1927) was a German botanist and mineralogist involved in the exploration of the Congo.[1]

Büttner was a member of the German Congo Expedition, and visited the Congo between 1884 and 1886. In 1890 he wrote Resien im Kongolande about his travels. In 1890-1 he was in charge of a research station in Togo.[1] Büttner was also interested in entomology.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Out of Our Minds by Johannes Fabian, University of California Press, 2000, p19
  2. ^ Karsch, F.,1893 Die Insekten der Berglandschaft Adeli im Hinterlande von Togo (Westafrika) nach dem von den Herrn Hauptmann Eugen Kling (1888 und 1889) und Dr. Richard Büttner (1890 und 1891) gesammelten Materiale. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift, 38 : 1-266