Johann Heinrich Fixsen

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Plate XIII from Lepidoptera aus Korea

Johann Heinrich Fixsen (19 October 1825, St. Petersburg - 4 September 1899, Hamburg) was a German entomologist who specialized in the Lepidoptera of the Palaearctic Region.

He wrote Lepidopteren-Verzeichniss der Umgegend von St. Petersburg (In Bull Moscou 22(1)) 1849 , Lepidoptera aus Korea[1] in the Memoires sur les Lépidoptéres rédigés par N. M. Romanoff (3: 320-356:1887) and many other scientific works describing new species. His collection is in the Biozentrum Grindel und Zoologisches Museum


  1. ^ Lepidoptera aus Korea by Dr. C. Fixsen. Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères. p.233-356,plate XIII