Peter Fredrik Wahlberg

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Peter Fredrik Wahlberg (19 June 1800 in Gothenburg – 22 May 1877 in Stockholm) was a Swedish entomologist and professor at the University College of Stockholm.

Wahlberg was a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences from 1830, and served as the Academy's secretary from 1848 to 1866.[1]

The island Wahlbergøya, the largest of Vaigattøyane, is named after him.[1]


  • Om Rhaphium flavipalpe Zett. fvers. K. Vetenskapsakad. Forh. 1: 37-38 (1844)
  • Bidrag till kännedomen om de nordiska Diptera. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskapsakademien Förhandlingar, Stockholm. 11. 211-216. (1854).


  1. ^ a b "Wahlbergøya". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 25 November 2011.