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Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen
Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen (2009)
Born9 July 1929(1929-07-09)[1]
Died3 June 2016(2016-06-03) (aged 86)
Alma materLeiden University

Adolph Cornelis 'Dolf' van Bruggen (9 July 1929 – 3 June 2016)[1][2] was a Dutch malacologist, entomologist and botanist. His works were about the tropics and tropical Africa. His career lasted over 50 years.[1] He was an expert especially in the land snail families Streptaxidae, Achatinidae and Maizaniidae.[1] As of 2008, he had written some 655 scientific publications.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Breure A. S. H., Gittenberger E., Maassen W. J. M. & de Winter A. J. (July 2009) "In and out of Africa: Dr A.C. van Bruggen, keen educator and eminent biologist". Zoologische Mededelingen 83: . HTM
  2. Breure A. S. H. (5 June 2016) "A.C. (Dolf) van Bruggen (1929-2016)". Bram's snailblog, accessed 5 June 2016.

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