Giovanni Giuseppe Bianconi

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Giovanni Giuseppe Bianconi, sometimes J. Josephi or Joseph Bianconi, (31 July 1809, Bologna – 18 October 1878, Bologna) was an Italian zoologist, herpetologist, botanist and geologist.

Giovanni Giuseppe Bianconi was a Professor of Natural History at the University of Bologna.

In the field of herpetology he described several new species of amphibians and reptiles.[1][2]


Partial list

  • Sul sistema vascolare delle foglie considerato come carattere distintivo [sic] per la determinazione delle filliti, del Dottor Giuseppe Bianconi. Bologna, Marsigli. (1838)[3]
  • Storia naturale dei terreni ardenti, dei vulcani fangosi. Bologna. (1840)
  • Specimina Zoologica Mosambicana, fasciculus IV, V. (Mollusca) Memorie della Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna, volume 3, pages 3–18, 91-112, plate. (1850, 1851)
  • Repertorio Italiano per la Storia Naturale. Zoologiam, Mineralogiam, Geolgiam, Palaentologiam. Bologna. (1854)[3]
  • La Theorie Darwinienne et la creation dite independante (1874). An "anti" Darwinist work claiming that homologous structures are explained on mechanical principles.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Amphibian Species of the World, 5.5, an Online Reference.
  2. ^ The Reptile Database.
  3. ^ a b
  • Sarjeant, William A. S. 1980-96. Geologists and the history of geology: an international bibliography. 10 vols. including supplements. London: Macmillan. Florida: Krieger Publishing.