August von Pelzel von Pelzeln

1825–91

Austrian naturalist and ornithologist. Assistant curator of birds and mammals at the Kaiserlich-königliche Hofnaturaliencabinet, 1851; curator of the ornithological collection, 1857; curator of the mammal collection, 1869. Co-editor of Die Schwalbe (Ornithological Society magazine).

Sources: DBE OBL Verh. Zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 41 1891: 791

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