August 31, 1917
| Heinrich Simroth|
University of Leipzig
| May 10, 1851
Riestedt (1851-05-10) |Heinrich Simroth Wikipedia
Prof. Dr. phil. Heinrich Simroth, full name Heinrich Rudolf Simroth (10 May 1851 Riestedt (now a part of Sangerhausen) – 31 August 1917 Gautzsch near Leipzig), was a German zoologist and malacologist. He was a professor of zoology in Leipzig.
Academic career: 1888–1917 University of Leipzig.
He was a specialist for slugs. He discovered and described various new species of slugs.
Species of animals named in honor of him include:Bulimulus simrothi (Reibisch, 1892) – snail
Pseudaneitea simrothi (Suter, 1896) – slug
Arion simrothi - slug
Tapinoma simrothi Krausse, 1911 - ant
Bipalium simrothi - planarian
It was thought that there is no collection by Simroth. His collection of type specimen of 43 slugs has been found Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin in 2010.