Otto Vasilievich Bremer

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Otto Vasilievich Bremer (died 11 November 1873) was a Russian naturalist and entomologist.

He wrote Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-fauna des Nödrlichen China's St. Petersburg : 23 pp (1853) with Vasilii Fomich Grey Neue Lepidopteren aus Ost-Sibirien und dem Amur Lande, gesammelt von Radde und Maack, beschrieben von Otto Bremer. Bull. Sci. Acad. Sci. St.Petersbourg, 3(7): 461-496 (1861) and Lepidopteren Ost-Sibiriens (East Siberia), insbesondere der Amur-Landes, gesammelt von den Herren G.Radde, R.Maack und P.Wulfius. Mem. de l'Acad. imp. des Sci. St.-Petersbourg, 7 ser., 8(1): 103 p (1864) Bremer's collection is in the Zoological Museum of the Russian Academy of Science in St. Petersburg where he lived.

He described many insects, including the large skipper butterfly.

Note Vasilii Fomich Grey ( -1864) was an amateur lepidopterologist and gardener. From 1860 Grey was a Member of Russian Entomological Society, St.-Petersburg, Russia his collection is deposited in Zoological Institute, St.-Petersburg).


  • Anonym 1874: [Bremer, O.] Horae Soc. Ent. Ross. 10(1873).