Hermann Schmitz (entomologist)

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Hermann Schmitz (12 August 1878 in Elberfeld, Wuppertal – 1 September 1960 in Bad Godesberg) was a German entomologist who specialised in Hymenoptera and Diptera.

Schmitz was a priest in Valkenburg. He is best known for his studies of Phoridae. His collections are in Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht [1] (Diptera and Hymenoptera) Museum Alexander Koenig in Bonn (world Phoridae and Lepidoptera from the Canary islands)

He wrote Phoridae In: E. Lindner, Editor, Die Fliegen der palaearktischen Region (Lieferung 165) 4 (33) (1951) and many scientific papers mostly on this family.

References[edit]

  • Evenhuis, N. L. (1997). Litteratura taxonomica dipterorum (1758–1930). Volume 1 (A-K); Volume 2 (L-Z). Leiden, Backhuys Publishers.