Theodor Emil Schummel

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Theodor Emil Schummel (23 May 1786, Breslau—24 February 1848) was a German entomologist who specialised in Diptera. Schummel was a private tutor in Breslau. He was a member of Schlesische Gesellschaft für vaterländische Cultur (Silesian Society for Patriotic Culture) a largely scientific society which received royal ratification in 1809 after the draft of its constitution was sent to the government in Königsberg and published many of his shorter scientific papers on insects in the society's journal Übersicht der Arbeiten und Veränderungen der Schlesischen Gesellschaft für Vaterländische Kultur, abbreviated Übers Arb. Ver. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Kult.

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