Assmann, August (1819-1898)
Main interest was in the Lepidoptera, but did publish an occasional paper on Hemiptera. Collection was placed in the Zool. Univ. Mus., Breslau (UWCP?). See Letzner (1891) for biographical information.
We regret also to record the following deaths :— August Assmann of Breslau, student of Lepidoptera ; on April 25, at Berkeley, Cal., U.S.A., aged 86,
The introduction, of thirty pages, gives a general review of fossil insects. The first paper contains an account of the geology and palaeontology of Schosznitz with full descriptions of ten species of insects. The second describes two Coleoptera.
- Assmann, A. 1870. Beiträge zur Insekten-Fauna der Vorwelt. I. Beitrag. Die fossilen Insekten des tertiären (miocenen) Thonlagers von Schossnitz bei Kanth. Z. Entomol. (Breslau) (N.F.) 1: 33-58 PDF