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Volker Lohrmann

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Volker Lohrmann
Fax: +49 30 889140 - 8565

Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin


  • Phylogeny, Taxonomy, Biogeography and Evolution of Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea) and Sphecidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea)
  • Taxonomic research in Germany: Actors, focus, funding, infrastructure, trends and relevance

Publications (Selection)

Ohl, M., Lohrmann, V., Breitkreuz, L., Kirschey, L. S. Krause (2014): The Soul-Sucking Wasp by Popular Acclaim – Museum Visitor Participation in Biodiversity Discovery and Taxonomy. PLoS ONE 9(4): e95068. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095068

Aguiar, A.P., Deans, A.R., Engel, M.S., Forshage, M., Huber, J.T., Jennings, J.T., Johnson, N.F., Lelej, A.S., Longino, J.T., Lohrmann, V., Miko, I., Ohl, M., Rasmussen, C., Tager, A. & D.S.K. Yu (2013): Order Hymenoptera. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness (Addenda 2013). – Zootaxa 3703(1): 51-62.

Lohrmann, V., M. Fox, M. Solis & L. Krogmann (2012): Systematic revision of the New World Olixon Cameron with descriptions of O. melinsula sp. n. and the hitherto unknown female of O. bicolor (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae). – Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 59(2): 259-275.

Lohrmann, V., Vohland, K., Ohl, M. & C. Häuser (Hrsg.) (2012): Taxonomische Forschung in Deutschland - Eine Übersichtsstudie. 122 S. DOI: 10.5075/taxo-studie-01-2012
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Lohrmann, V. (2011): A revision of the Paniscomima of the African Subregion with the description of two new species from Malawi and Tanzania (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae). – Zoosystematics and Evolution 87(2): 371-378.

Volker Lohrmann