from Pikermi, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. , showing the characteristic craquelure, Teylers Museum Johann Andreas Wagner (21 March 1797 – 17 December 1861) was a German palaeontologist, zoologist and archaeologist who wrote several important works on palaeontology.
Wagner was a professor at the University of Munich, and curator of the Zoologische Staatssammlung (State Zoology Collection). He was the author of Die Geographische Verbreitung der SÃ¤ugethiere Dargestellt (1844â€“46). Wagner was a Christian creationist.Rupke, Nicolaas A. (2005). Neither Creation nor Evolution: The Third Way in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Thinking about the Origin of Species. Annals of the History and Philosophy of Biology 10: 160.
In his travels to the fossil beds of Pikermi, Wagner discovered and described fossil remains of mastodon, Dinotherium, Hipparion, two species of giraffe, antelope and others.Upper Miocene Formations of Greece at Pikermi on Geology.comhttps://books.google.com/books?id=mqxAAAAAcAAJ Neue BeitrÃ¤ge zur Kenntniss der fossilen SÃ¤ugthier-Ãœberreste von Pikermi on Google books, by Wagner, Munich, 1857 His collaboration with Johannes Roth on these fossils became a major textbook in palaeontology, known as "Roth & Wagner", in which the "bones were much broken, and no complete skeleton was found with all the parts united".https://books.google.com/books?id=3KpAAAAAcAAJ Die fossilen KnochenÃ¼berreste von Pikermi in Griechenland on Google books, by Johannes Rudolf Roth and Johann Andreas Wagner, Munich, 1854https://books.google.com/books?id=mF5KAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA182 "bones were much broken" in the Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 6, 1857, page 182
Wagner is commemorated in the scientific name of a species of South American snake, Diaphorolepis wagneri.Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. . ("Wagner, J.A.", p. 278).
1844-1846. Die Geographische Verbreitung der SÃ¤ugethiere Dargestellt.
Johann Andreas Wagner 1897. Monographie der gattung Pomatias Studer.
Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists:Chrono-Biographical Sketches
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