[Taxacom] Zoologist Philippi in the Med
michael.schmitt at uni-greifswald.de
Wed Jul 6 03:59:48 CDT 2016
Maybe you find a bit of relevant information here:
Am 06.07.2016 um 02:00 schrieb Geoff Read:
> Dear colleagues,
> Rudolphus Amandus Philippi, 1808 1904
> I am looking for information on where Philippi was based when he moved
> from Germany to the Mediterranean. Later he moved to Chile. He wrote on
> Sicilian Mollusca and also a Handbuch der Conchyliologie und
> Malacozoologie (1853), in there stating he was Member of the Academy
> Sciences of Naples, Turin, but giving his then address (Oct 1851) as on
> board the brig Bonito, off Cape Horn.
> He wrote an article on serpulid tubeworms of the Mediterranean, but gives
> no locations. I guess Naples is most likely where he was based, but
> guessing is not good enough & some further info would be useful.
> Geoffrey B. Read, Ph.D.
> Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
> gread at actrix.gen.nz
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