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Walter Karl Johann Roepke

Walter Karl Johann Roepke (1882, Hohensalza –1961, Wageningen ) was a German entomologist who specialised in Lepidoptera and Coleoptera.

Roepke was educated in the Buitenzorg and from 1919 he was Professor at the Agricultural College, Wageningen. He retired in 1953.

Roepke was the author of entomological papers on the butterflies of Java and Indomalaya; he described many new taxa.

His collection of Hesperidae from Indomalaya is in the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie in Leiden.


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