Herman von Heinemann

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Hermann von Heinemann (1 March 1812, Helmstedt - 18 December 1871, Braunschweig) was a German entomologist who specialised in first Coleoptera then Lepidoptera.

Heinemann was a Customs inspector. He wrote (1859-1877) Die Schmetterlinge Deutschlands und der Schweiz published in Braunschweig.In English the title is "Butterflies of Germany and Switzerland".It was completed by Maximilian Ferdinand Wocke. The second volume on microlepidoptera was especially important.

Heinemann's collection of Microlepidoptera is in the Lower Saxony State Museum (Niedersachsisches Landesmuseum) Hannover

References[edit]

  • Hevers, J. 2006 Die entomologischen Sammlungen des Staatlichen Naturhistorischen Museums in Braunschweig. Braunschw. naturkdl. Schr. , Braunschweig 7(3) : 697-757.
  • Kraatz, G. 1871 [Heinemann, H. von] Berl. Ent. Ztschr. 15 VIII-IX.
  • Newman, E. 1872 [Heinemann, H. von] Entomologist 6 32.
  • Wallace, A. R. 1871 [Heinemann, H. von] Trans. Ent. Soc. London [1871] LIII.