August Wilhelm Knoch
He studied theology at the University of Leipzig. In 1775 he was hired as a caretaker at the Collegium Carolinum, during which time his interests turned to natural sciences. In 1789 he became a professor of physics.
He was the author of the following works in entomology:
- Beyträge zur Insektengeschichte Leipzig (Schwickert). three volumes 1781, 1782, 1783.
- Neue Beyträge zur Insectenkunde Leipzig (Schwickert) 1801.
- Biographical etymology of marine organism names. K
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