Carl Hilsenberg

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Carl (or Karl) Theodor Hilsenberg (11 March 1802 – 11 September 1824)[1][2] was a German naturalist, botanist and ornithologist, who collected plants in Madagascar[3] and Mauritius. He described the sooty albatross in 1822.


  1. ^ Pritzel, Georg August (1877). Thesaurus literaturae botanicae omnium gentium inde a rerum botanicarum initiis ad nostra usque tempora: Inde a rerum botanic arum initiis ad nostra usque tempora (in German). p. 145. 
  2. ^ Allgemeines Repertorium der Literatur (in German). Allgemeinen Literatur-Zeitung. 1827. p. 433. 
  3. ^ Linnean Society of London (1890). The Journal of the Linnean Society of London. London: Academic Press for the Linnean Society of London. p. 246. 
  4. ^ IPNI.  Hils.