Heinrich Friese

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Heinrich Friese
Born 4 May 1860
Died 8 September 1948 (1948-09-09) (aged 88)
Nationality German
Fields Entomology and biology
Doctoral students Adolpho Ducke
Author abbrev. (zoology) H. Friese

Heinrich Friese (Heinrich Friedrich August Karl Ludwig Friese, was born on 4 May, 1860 in Schwerin, and died 8 September, 1948 in Schwerin) was a German biologist and entomologist, specialist of bees.[1]


The bee genus Eufriesea is named after him.


  1. ^ Heinrich Friese (1860–1948): Names proposed and notes on a pioneer melittologist(Hymenoptera, Anthophila). Claus Rasmussen and John S. Ascher, Zootaxa, 2008

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