See also:born at
See also:Darmstadt on the loth of
See also:April 1803 . After studying at
See also:Gottingen and
See also:Heidelberg he spent two years at
See also:Leiden, where his
See also:attention was specially devoted to the amphibians and fishes . He then returned to Darmstadt as an assistant in the
See also:grand ducal museum„ of which in 184o he became inspector . In 1829 he published Skizze zur Entwickelungsgeschichte der europdischen Thierwelt, in which he regarded the animal
See also:world as
See also:developed from
See also:lower to higher forms, from the amphibians through the birds to the beasts of
See also:prey; but subsequently he repudiated this
See also:work as a youthful indiscretion, and on the publication of Darwin's Origin of
See also:Species he declared himself against its doctrines . The extensive fossil deposits in the neighbourhood of Darmstadt gave him ample opportunities for palaeontological inquiries, and he gained considerable reputation by his Beitrdge zur ndheren Kenntniss der urweltlichen Sdugethiere (1855–1862) . He also wrote
See also:Classification der Sdugethiere und Vogel (1844), and, with H . G .
See also:Brown (1800–1862) of Heidelberg, Die Gavial-artigen Reste aus dem
See also:Lias (1842–1844) . He died at Darmstadt on the 4th of
See also:July 1873 .
WILHELM VON KAULBACH (1805-1874)
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