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Johann Kaspar Fussli
Johann Kaspar Füssli, also written Johann Caspar Fuesslins or Fuessly (9 March 1743 - 4 May 1786), was a Swiss painter, entomologist and publisher.
He was born in Zurich, the son of Johann Caspar Füssli (3 January 1706 - 6 May 1782) and Anna Elisabeth Waser. He was thus the brother of Henry Fuseli (Johann Heinrich Füssli) (3 December 1745 - 17 April 1825).
- He married:
- Verena Störi in 1770
- Anna Elisabeth Kilchsperger in 1774.
The only spider species he described (as Fuesslin, 1775) is the daddy long-legs spider, Pholcus phalangioides, also known as cellar spider.
He died, aged 43, in Winterthur.
- Verzeichnis der ihm bekannten Schweitzerischen Inseckten (1775)
- Magazin für die Liebhaber der Entomologie two tomes (1778-79)
- Neue Magazin für Liebhaber der Entomologie (1781-86).