Collecting localities


Biographical data


Bartels Jr, Max


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)


Born: 1902, Soekaboemi, Java. Died: Oct. 6, 1943, Tjung Kai, in Japanese camp, Siam = Thailand.



Biologist, educated at the University of Berne, Switzerland, where he graduated magna cum laude. In 1932 he sailed to Java and settled at Tjiboeni Estate in the western part, making special zoological collections; in 1933 he settled at Sitoe Goenoeng, and in 1934 at Tjiparaj, both near Soekaboemi. In 1942 he was interned.

He made numerous zoological trips in Java, and to G. Tanggamoes in S. Sumatra.


Collecting localities:

Southern part of W. Java: south coast Priangan Res., E of Pangandaran, Dirk de Vries Bay (June 1933); Wijnkoops Bay (Dec. 4, 1933); Tjiwideh (Tjidaoen) (1937); near Tjipoedeuj in S. Bantam (1938).



Herb. Bog. [BO], e.g. material of Rafflesia (1933); collection 1938 in a bad state.


biographical data:

Limosa 19, 1946, p. 144-146; Chron. Nat. 104, 1948, p. 1.