Wilhelm Kobelt

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Wilhelm Kobelt
Wilhelm Kobelt
Wilhelm Kobelt (ca. 1912)
Born (1840-02-20)February 20, 1840
Alsfeld
Died March 26, 1916(1916-03-26) (aged 76)
Nationality Germany
Fields malacology
Institutions Senckenberg Museum

Wilhelm Kobelt (February 20, 1840 – March 26, 1916) was a German zoologist born in Alsfeld, Grand Duchy of Hesse. He specialized in the field of malacology.

Kobelt is remembered for his work as curator of the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt am Main.

Several species of mollusk contain his name, including Fusinus kobelti (Kobelt's spindle), Cymatium kobelti and Hyalinia kobelti. Subgenus of slugs Kobeltia is named in honor of him.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 1868 - Archive of malacology.
  • Jahrbücher der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft, 1874 - Yearbook of the German Malaco-zoology Society.
  • Illustrirtes conchylienbuch, 1876 - Illustrated book of conchology.
  • Reiseerinnerungen aus Algerien und Tunis, 1885 - Travel memoirs of Algeria and Tunis.
  • Prodromus faunae molluscorum testaceorum maria europaea inhabitantium, 1886.
  • Studien zur Zoogeographie, 1897 - Zoogeographical studies.
  • Cyclophoridae, 1902 - Cyclophoridae.
  • Die Verbreitung der Tierwelt : gemässigte Zone, 1902 - Distribution of wildlife; temperate zone.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OCLC Classify (publications)

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