Stephan von Breuning (entomologist)

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Stephan von Breuning
Born21 November 1894
Died11 March 1983(1983-03-11) (aged 88)
Known forÉtudes sur les Lamiaires
Scientific career
FieldsEntomology

Stephan von Breuning (21 November 1894 – 11 March 1983) was an Austrian entomologist who specialised in the study of beetles (coleopterology), particularly within the longhorn family (Cerambycidae).[1]

Career[edit]

An amateur working on the rich collections of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, he described 7894 taxa of Cerambycidae.

Works[edit]

The complete list of his entomological works has been published in the Bulletin de la Société Sciences Nat, number 41.[2]

One of his most famous works is Études sur les Lamiaires, published in Novitates Entomologicae, 1934–1946.

Personal life[edit]

He gave the photo shown together with a text to be published after his death. Von Breuning lived with his wife in a small studio at the top of an old building on rue Durantin, Paris 18ème.

Further reading[edit]

  • Kuschel, Gillermo; Emberson, Rowan M. (2008). "Notes on Hybolasius trigonellaris Hutton from the Chatham Islands (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae)". New Zealand Entomologist. 31 (1): 89–92. doi:10.1080/00779962.2008.9722170. S2CID 85749487.
  • Meunier, Jean-Yves; Téocchi, Pierre (2015). "Addenda et corrigenda à la liste des publications de Stephan von Breuning (1894 – 1983) avec une notice biographique". L'Entomologiste. 71 (5): 317–320.
  • Blumenthal, C. L.; Heinz, W. (1984). "Zum Gedenken an Stephan von Breuning". Entomologische Zeitschrift mit Insektenbörse. 94: 32.
  • von Breuning, Stephan (1984). "Stephan von Breuning 1894–1983, Notice autobiographique et liste des publications". Bulletin de la Société Sciences Nat. 41: 1–17.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archiv der Universität Wien PH RA 4832.
  2. ^ "Bulletins de la Société Sciences Nat 40-49". June 24, 2011. Archived from the original on June 24, 2011. Retrieved October 14, 2019.

External links[edit]

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