Jacques Draparnaud

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Jacques Philippe Raymond DraparnaudJacques Draparnaud_header_cell_0_0_0
BornJacques Draparnaud_header_cell_0_1_0 (1772-06-03)3 June 1772

Montpelier, FranceJacques Draparnaud_cell_0_1_1

DiedJacques Draparnaud_header_cell_0_2_0 4 February 1804(1804-02-04) (aged 31)

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NationalityJacques Draparnaud_header_cell_0_3_0 FrenchJacques Draparnaud_cell_0_3_1
FieldsJacques Draparnaud_header_cell_0_4_0 malacologyJacques Draparnaud_cell_0_4_1
Author abbrev. (zoology)Jacques Draparnaud_header_cell_0_5_0 DraparnaudJacques Draparnaud_cell_0_5_1

Jacques Philippe Raymond Draparnaud (3 June 1772, Montpellier – 2 February 1804) was a French naturalist, malacologist and botanist. Jacques Draparnaud_sentence_0

Draparnaud is considered the father of malacology in France. Jacques Draparnaud_sentence_1

He was professor of medicine and pathology at the Faculté de Médecine de Montpellier. Jacques Draparnaud_sentence_2

Draparnaud understood the breadth of the fauna he studied, as can be seen in a quote from him, in Histoire Naturelle des Mollusques, published in 1805: Jacques Draparnaud_sentence_3

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Draparnaud named ("described") a large number of new taxa of molluscs, including for example: Jacques Draparnaud_sentence_5

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In addition, many other taxa of molluscs were named by others in honor of him, including: Jacques Draparnaud_sentence_6

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Credits to the contents of this page go to the authors of the corresponding Wikipedia page: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques Draparnaud.