Jean-Frédéric Hermann
Mitostoma chrysomelas chrysomelas (Hermann, 1804) by Silhavy 1956a
Mitostoma chrysomelas, the most famous species described by Hermann, from Silhavy, 1956.




Strasbourg, France

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Jean-Frédéric Hermann (Strasbourg 1768–1793) was a French entomologist, who died prematurely at 25, victim of a typhus epidemic.

Notable contributionsEdit

Hermann published only one work containing Opiliones, amidst many insects. He described some unrecognizable species, but also the beautiful nemastomatid Mitostoma chrysomelas (Hermann, 1804).

External resourcesEdit

OmniPaper Article on Hermann, including opilio-publication list [1]

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