Billberg, Gustaf Johan (1772-1844)

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Gustaf Johan Billberg (June 14, 1772 – November 26, 1844) was a Swedish botanist, zoologist and anatomist.

Billberg was the author of Ekonomisk botanik (1815-16), Enumeratio insectorum in museo (1820) and Synopsis Faunae Scandinaviae (1827).


The plant genus Billbergia was named for him.


PUBLICATIONS

REFERENCE

  • Evenhuis, N.L. 1997. Litteratura Taxonomica Dipterorum (1758-1930)1: 93-95, portrait.
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