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Johann Ludwig Christ

German entomologist

Died when: 74 years 32 days (889 months)
Star Sign: Libra


Johann Ludwig Christ

Johann Ludwig Christ (18 October 1739, in Öhringen – 19 November 1813, in Kronberg im Taunus) was a German naturalist, gardener, and pastor.

He was a specialist in the Hymenoptera.In 1791 he published Naturgeschichte, Klassifikation und Nomenklatur der Insekten vom Bienen, Wespen und Ameisengeschlecht.

In 1791, he described Polistes dominula.He also studied fruit trees and wrote Vollständige Pomologie (2 volumes, 1809–1822).

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