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Frederick Ernst Melsheimer

Born: 1782

Death: Mar 10, 1873

Birthplace: Hanover

Nationality: United States

Frederick Ernst Melsheimer

Date of Birth : 1782
Date of Death : Mar 10, 1873
Birth Place : Hanover

Frederick Ernst Melsheimer, M.D. was an American entomologist noted for his work on Coleoptera. He was President of the American Entomological Society in 1853. Frederick Ernest Melsheimer's most important work was Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of the United States. His co-authors on that work were John LeConte and S.S. Haldeman. His father, Frederick Valentine Melsheimer was also an entomologist, as was his elder brother, John Frederick Melsheimer.

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