Fritz Konrad Ernst Zumpt

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Fritz Konrad Ernst Zumpt (1908–1985) was a German entomologist who worked mainly in Africa . He is best known for his work on Diptera and the associations between insects and African mammals, as well as for his work on myiasis.

Amongst Zumpt’s works are:

  • Descriptions of three new Sarcophaga species from the Ethiopian region (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Proc. R. Ent. Soc. Lond. 19: 80-84(1950)
  • Remarks on the classification of the Ethiopian Sarcophaginae with descriptions of new genera and species. Proc. R. Ent. Soc. Lond. 21: 1-18 (1952).
  • New Sarcophaga from the Ethiopian Region (Diptera: Calliphoridae). J. Entomol. Soc. S. Afr. 14: 171-99. (1951).
  • Calliphorinae. Fliegen Palaearkt. Reg. 64i, 140 p. (1956)
  • Calliphoridae (Diptera Cyclorrhapha)Calliphorini and Chrysomyiini. Exploration du Parc National Albert, Mission G.F. de Witte (1933-1935)(1956).
  • Insekten als Krankheitserreger und Krankheitsüberträger. Kosmos Verlag. Stuttgart. (1956).
  • What is Sarcophaga binodosa Curran? Proc. R. Ent. Soc. Lond. 31: 151-154(1962).
  • Myiasis in man and animals in the Old World London: Butterworth (1965).
  • Two new species of Sacrophagidae (diptera) from the Madagascan region. Bull. Ann. Soc. R. Ent. Belg. 105: 74-78(1969).
  • Phumosia colei n.sp. (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) from Ghana. Novos taxa entomologicos (Suppl. Revista de Entomologia de Mocambique) No. 75 (1970).
  • Phumosia spangleri, a new species from Uganda and re-description of Phumosia lesnei (Seguy) from Mozambique (Diptera: Sarcophagidae: Calliphoridae). Novos taxa entomologicos (Suppl. Revista de Entomologia de Mocambique) No. 81 (1970).
  • With Baurisbhene, E. Notes on the genus Phumosia Robineau-Desvoidy in the Ethiopian geographical region, with description of a new species. (Diptera: Sarcophagidae: Calliphoridae). Bull. Ann. Soc. R. Ent. Belg. 108: 262-271 (1970).


  • Obituary [Zumpt, Fritz Konrad Ernst (1908-1985)] Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa (1986) 49: 397-400