Johan Christian Fabricius
Fabricius at 500 px
Fabricius from OmniPaper Project.




Tønder in the duchy of Schleswig, Denmark

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Johan Christian Fabricius was born in January 7, 1745. He is one of the founders of modern entomology. While his contribution to Opiliones is sparse, he did describe 3 important European species.

Notable contributionsEdit

Fabricius was a major entomologist. In Opiliones, he described some well-known species such as Mitopus morio (Fabricius, 1779), Megabunus diadema (Fabricius, 1779) and Nemastoma bimaculatum (Fabricius, 1775).

External resourcesEdit

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

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