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Courtiller Auguste

Courtiller Auguste French paleontologist and winegrower Auguste Courtiller (1795-1875) studied architecture in Paris. Then he worked in his hometown Saumur (Loire) with scientific research. He is one of the founders of the museum there and the author of the museum catalog.

For thirty years he headed the wine growing station in Saumur and laid the extensive herbarium Jardin des Plantes with vine cuttings on. His name is immortalized in some grape varieties, e.g. B at the of him at the Loire introduced Admirable de Courtiller or at the Courtiller Musqué, which he selected in 1842 ( Muscat Précoce de Saumur ). In 1860, he described the ammonite species Ammonites cephalotus and Kamerunoceras salmuriensis as paleontologists.

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