Erich Martin Hering

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Erich Martin Hering (10 November 1893, Heinersdorf – 18 August 1967, Berlin) was a German entomologist who specialised in leafmining insects, He was a curator in the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, where his collections of Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera are conserved. His collections of Agromyzidae are shared between MfN and the Agricultural School at Portici now part of the University of Naples Federico II.

He also discovered a species of fly, Acanthonevra scutellopunctata in 1952.[1]

Selected works[edit]

  • (1926) Die Ökologie der blattminierenden Insektenlarven. pp 253, 2 pl. Borntraeger, Berlin.
  • (1951) Biology of leaf-miners. Junk, The Hague.
  • (1957) Bestimmungstabellen der Blattminen von Europa einschliesslich des Mittelmeerbeckens und der Kanarischen Inseln, vol. 1–3. Uitgeverij Dr. W. Junk, 's-Gravenhage.


  1. ^ Bisby F.A., Roskov Y.R., Orrell T.M., Nicolson D., Paglinawan L.E., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Ouvrard D. (red.) (6 September 2011). ”Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2011 Annual Checklist.”. Species 2000: Reading, UK.
  • Anonym 1967: [Hering, E. M.] Bull. Soc.ent. France Paris 72 221
  • Anonym 1968: [Hering, E. M.] Mem. Ent. Soc. Amer. 61 555
  • Hannemann 1968: [Hering, E. M.] J. Lepidopt. Soc. 22 123–125
  • Hering, E. M. 1968: Briefe über Blattminierer. The Hague, Junk
  • Kutzscher, C. & Taeger, A. 1998: Portraits und biographische Daten. In: Taeger, A. & Blank, S. M. 1998 (Hrsg.): Pflanzenwespen Deutschlands (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Kommentierte Bestandsaufnahme.Goecke & Evers, Keltern : 331–336 333, Portr.
  • Poggi, R. & Conci, C. 1996: [Hering, E. M.] Mem. Soc. Ent. Ital. 75 60 (Sammlungsverbleib)