Collecting localities



Biographical data


Kraepelin, Karl


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1848, Neustrelitz, Germany. Died: 1915, ?Hamburg, Germany.



Studied mathematics and natural sciences at Göttingen and Leipsic; from 1873-78 teacher in natural history in Leipsic, and subsequently in Hamburg; from 1887 professor and since 1889 Director of the Natural History Museum in Hamburg. In later years his mainly zoological interest turned to ecology. He extensively travelled, often accompanied by his younger brother Emil (see there).

Author of numerous zoological publications.1


Collecting localities:

See under E. Kraepelin.



Botanical collections were presented to the Museum in Hamburg [HBG]. As far as can be surmized from his brother’s diary, botanical collections in the East (1904) were made by Emil.



(1) Also of  ‘Naturstudien in fernen Zonen. Plaudereien in der Dämmerstunde’ (Leipzig & Berlin 1911). It contains little information on the voyage to the East.


biographical data:

Abh. Verb. Naturw. Ver. Hamb. 16, 1972, p. 21-25, w. portr. & bibliogr. (p. 71-72); l.c. p. 72.