Fabricius Medal

The award for outstanding achievements in basic entomological research is named after the great Danish zoologist Johann Christian Fabricius.

Donated in 1941 by Dr Adolf Müller (Berlin), Otto Bang-Haas (Dresden) and Manfred Koch (Dresden) for "outstanding achievements in the field of entomology" (DEG) [see comm. DEG 10 (9/10): 88–91, 12.12.1941; revised version: comm. DEG 26(3): 40–42, 15.7.1967].

Statutes for the award of the Fabricius Medal.

The composition of the board of trustees can be found on the page "Curatorships of the DGaaE".

Awarded:

Year Recipient Laudation
1942 Msg. Dr. h.c. Adolf Horion  
1943 Sigmund Schenkling  
1954 Prof. Dr. Willi Hennig  
1954 Prof. Dr Hermann Weber  
1954 Prof. Dr Erich Martini  
1955 Prof. Dr. August Friedrich Thienemann  
1956 Prof. Dr Erwin Lindner  
1958 Prof. Dr Erich Martin Hering  
1959 Dr h. c. Kurt Harz  
1963 Prof. Dr Erich Titschak  
1964 Dr h. c. Paul Blüthgen  
1965 Dr Stefan von Kéler  
1967 Prof. Dr Max Beier  
1970 Prof. Dr Werner Nachtigall  
1974 Prof. Dr Erich Schimitschek  
1975 Dr h. c. Eduard Wagner  
1976 Prof. Dr Fritz Peus  
1980 Dr Dr h. c. Gustav Adolf Lohse  
1980 Dr h. c. Georg Amsel Mitt. DGaaE 3: 4-5, 1981
1982 Prof. Dr Hans Joachim Müller Mitt. DGaaE 5: 5-7, 1987
1982 Prof. Dr Peter Zwick Mitt. DGaaE 5: 9-11,1987
1985 Prof. Dr Herbert Weidner Mitt. DGaaE 7: 6-10, 1989
1985 Dr h. c. Alfons Evers Mitt. DGaaE 7: 1-5, 1989
1989 Dr Alfred Kaltenbach Mitt. DGaaE 7: 11-13,1989
1991 Dr Adolf Nadig Mitt. DGaaE 8: 4-6, 1992
1991 Prof. Dr Friedrich Schremmer Mitt. DGaaE 8: 1-3, 1992
1993 Prof. Dr Wolfgang Karg Mitt. DGaaE 9: 9-12, 1994
1993 Prof. Dr Dr h. c. Friedrich Schaller Mitt. DGaaE 9: 5-8, 1994
1995 Prof. Dr Hildegard Strübing Mitt. DGaaE 10: 1-4, 1995
1995 Prof. Dr Rolf Keilbach Mitt. DGaaE 10: 5-8, 1995
1997 Dr Pieter J. den Boer Mitt. DGaaE 11: 18-20, 1997
1999 Prof. Franz Ressl Mitt. DGaaE 12: 1 -5, 1999
2001 Prof. Dr Bernhard Klausnitzer Mitt. DGaaE 13: 7-11, 2001
2003 Günter Ebert Mitt. DGaaE 14: 1-3,2003
2005 P. Andreas Werner Ebmer Mitt. DGaaE 15: 1-5, 2005
2007 Dr. Ursula Göllner-Scheiding Mitt. DGaaE 16: 15-18, 2007
2009 Univ. Prof. Hans Malicky Mitt. DGaaE 17: 7-10, 2009
2011 Prof. Dr Wilfried Wichard Mitt. DGaaE 18: 13-16, 2012
2013 Dr habil. Manfred Niehuis Mitt. DGaaE 19: 13–15, 2014
2015 Thomas Keil Mitt. DGaaE 20: 15–18, 2015
2017 Prof. DI. Mag. Dr Ernst Heiss Mitt. DGaaE 21: 9–12, 2018
2019 Prof. Dr Bert Hölldobler Laudation by Prof. Dr J. Hacker