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Nils Hjalmar Odhner

Nils Hjalmar Odhner (1884–1973) was a Swedish zoologist who studied mollusks, a malacologist. During his lifetime he was professor of invertebrate zoology at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm. He was a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

He was the father of ambassador Bengt Odhner.


Species named in honor of this malacologist include:

The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) lists 490 marine species named by Odhner. Many of these have become synonyms. [1]


  1. ^ WoRMS: Species named by Odhner
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