Carl Brunner von Wattenwyl

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Hans Temple, Carl Brunner-von Wattenwyl (1906).

Carl Brunner von Wattenwyl (1823, Bern – 24 August 1914, Kirchdorf) was a Swiss entomologist who specialised in Orthoptera, and a botanist.

Von Wattenwyl was a Postmaster. He described many new taxa of Orthoptera.

His collection is conserved in the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna, the Naturhistoriches Museum der Burgergemeinde Bern (Natural History Museum of Bern), Bern, Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden, Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt A.M. and Biozentrum Grindel und Zoologisches Museum, Hamburg.


  • With Leonardo Fea Révision du système des orthoptères et description des espèces rapportées) Genova, Tip. del R. Istituto sordo-muti (1893)


  • Anonym 1915 [Brunner von Wattenwyl, C.] Ent. Rec. J. Var. 27
  • Bolivar, I. 1915 [Brunner von Wattenwyl, C.] Bol. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 15
  • Burr, M. 1900 [Brunner von Wattenwyl, C.] Ent. Rec. J. Var. 12
  • Kaltenbach, A. P. 2003 Die Orthopterensammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien und ihre Geschichte. Denisia 8 57-61, 2 Photos
  • Nonveiller, G. 1999 The Pioneers of the research on the Insects of Dalmatia. Zagreb, *Hrvatski Pridodoslovni Muzej : 1-390
  • Rabaey, K. 2006 Biografie van Carl Brunner von Wattenwyl. Phasma 16(62) : 22-23
  • Rehn, James A. G. (June 1915). "Obituary:Carl Brunner von Wattenwyl". Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences) 26 (6): 285–288. 
  • Reitter, E. 1914 [Brunner von Wattenwyl, C.] Wien. ent. Ztg. 33

External links[edit]

  • Internet Archive Download of Révision du système des orthoptères et description des espèces rapportées