Per Alström

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Per Johan Alström (born 9 April 1961) is a Swedish docent of systematics and evolutionary research. He researches in taxonomy, systematics, and evolution as a part-time work, with birds in Asia as a specialty. Alström works at the data bank (Artdatabanken) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, but has previously worked at Uppsala University and the Swedish Museum of Natural History. He is chairman of the Committee for Swedish Animal's Names and Swedish local point for the Global Taxonomy Initiative.

The author name Alström is used for species scientifically described by Per Alström.


  • "Per Alström". Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Retrieved 21 March 2012.