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Richard Karl Wilhelm Theodor von Hertwig - bibliography

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German biologist, born September 23, 1850, Friedberg, Hessen; died October 3, 1937, München.


  • Über den Befruchtungs- und Teilungsvorgang des Tierischen eies unter den Einfluss äusserer Agentien. Jena, 1887.
  • Lehrbuch der Zoologie. Jena, 1891; 15th edition, 1931.
    His most important work was to appear through 15 editions until 1931.
  • Das Nervensystem und die Sinnesorgane der Medusen. With Oskar Hertwig. 1878.
  • Die Actinien. With Oskar Hertwig. 1879.
  • Studien zur Blättertheorie.
    With Oskar Hertwig. 5 booklets. Jena, 1879-1883.
  • Die Chaetognathen, ihre Anatomie, Systematik und Entwicklungsgeschichte. Eine Monographie. With Oskar Hertwig. Jena, 1880.
  • Über den Bau der Ctenophoren. Jena, 1880.
    Heft 3 of: Oskar & Richard Hertwig: Studien zur Blättertheorie.
  • Die Coelomtheorie. Versuch einer Erklärung des mittleren Keimblattes.
    With Oskar Hertwig. Jena, G. Fisher, 1881.
    The "coelom" theory formulated to account for the classification and phylogeny of metazoan animals.
  • Erythropsis agilis. Eine neue Protozoe. Gegenbaurs Morphologisches Jahrbuch, Zeitschrift für Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte, 1884, 10 (2):204-212, pl. 6.
  • Untersuchungen zur Morphologie und Physiologie der Zelle.
    6 parts, Jena, G. Fischer, 1884-1890.
  • Die Zelle und die Gewebe. 2 parts. Jena, G. Fischer, 1893-1898.
    Part I was translated as The Cell: outlines of general anatomy and physiology, London, 1895.
  • Theodor Boveri †.
    Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1915, 62: 1643-1645.
  • Abstammungslehre und neuere Biologie. Jena, 1927.
  • K. v. Frisch:
    Richard von Hertwig. Gedächtnisrede. München, 1938. 26 pages.
We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad Reichenhall, Germany, for information submitted.

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