Martin Jacoby

Martin Jacoby (12 April 1842, Altona – 24 December 1907, London) was a German entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera, especially Chrysomelidae (formerly known as Phytophaga). He was also a musician who played in the orchestra of the Royal Italian Opera in London, and later became a violin tutor.[1]

Selected worksEdit

 
Plate from Insecta. Coleoptera. Phytophaga. Biologia Centrali-Americana
  • 1880–1892. Insecta. Coleoptera. Phytophaga (part). Volume VI, Part 1 (Supp.) of Biologia Centrali-Americana
  • 1885–1894 Insecta. Coleoptera. Phytophaga (part). Volume VI, Part 2 of Biologia Centrali-Americana
  • 1899. Descriptions of the new species of phytophagous Coleoptera obtained by Dr. Dohrn in Sumatra.Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 60: 259–313, 1 pl.
  • 1903. Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Sagridae.in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 14A. P. Wytsman, Brussels, pp. 1–11 1 pl.
  • 1904. Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Sagridae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 14B. P. Wytsman, Brussels, pp. 13–14.
  • 1904. with H. Clavareau Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Donacidae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 21. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 15 pp., 1 pl.
  • 1904. with H. Clavareau Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Crioceridae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 23. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 40 pp., 1 pl.
  • 1905. with H. Clavareau . Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Megascelidae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 32. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 6 pp., 1 pl.
  • 1905. with H. Clavareau. Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Megalopidae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 33. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 20 pp., 2 pls.
  • 1906. with H. Clavareau. Coleoptera Phytophaga Fam. Chrysomelidae Subfam. Clytrinae. in: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 49. P. Wytsman, Brussels, 87 pp., 5 pls.
  • 1908. (posthumous) Coleoptera. Chrysomelidae. Volume 1. The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma.

CollectionEdit

Jacoby's collection is divided between the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University and the Natural History Museum, London.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bousquet, Y. (2016). "Litteratura Coleopterologica (1758–1900): a guide to selected books related to the taxonomy of Coleoptera with publication dates and notes". ZooKeys (583): 1–776. doi:10.3897/zookeys.583.7084.
  • Anonymous (1908). "Martin Jacoby, F.E.S." The Entomologist. 41: 25–26. [photo of Martin Jacoby also visible on previous page]
  • Horn, Walther (H. R.) 1908: Dt. ent. Z. 1908 427–428
  • Jacobson, G. 1909: [Jacoby, M.] List of papers of the late Martin Jacoby. Entomologist 42 10–16, 32–35
  • Musgrave, A. 1932: Bibliography of Australian Entomology 1775–1930.Sydney

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