Friedrich Julius Schilsky

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Friedrich Julius Schilsky (1848–1912) was a German entomologist. He was Secretary of the Entomological Society of Berlin. His principal work was a catalogue of German beetles Systematisches Verzeichnis der Käfer Deutschlands, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung ihrer geographischen Verbreitung. Zugleich ein Käfer-Verzeichnis der Mark Brandenburg (Berlin, 1888). In 1894, he continued Die Käfer Europas started by Heinrich Carl Küster (1807-1876), briefly succeeded by Ernst Gustav Kraatz (1831-1909) and Ernest August Hellmuth von Kiesenwetter (1820-1880). Schilsky,wrote the seventeen last volumes (completed 1911). His collections are in Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin.

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  • Guido Nonveiller (2001). Pioneers of the Research on the Insects of Dalmatia. Croatian Natural History Museum (Zagreb) : 390 p.