Klaus Honomichl

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Klaus Honomichl (* 1943 in Trautenau ) is a German zoologist who taught at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz as a private lecturer .


Klaus Honomichl studied biology , mathematics and philosophy at the University of Mainz . In 1973 he received his doctorate in biology. In 1990 he completed his habilitation in zoology at the University of Mainz. Since then, Honomichl has been teaching there as a private lecturer at the Institute of Zoology in the department of morphology and animal development.

Klaus Honomichl's specialty in zoology is entomology . His special research focuses on the investigation of the morphology and systematics of arthropods , especially the Myriapoda .

As a recognized insect expert, he has already written several specialist books on this subject, which have since been translated into various languages, including Chinese and Korean .

Fonts (selection)

  • Contribution to the morphology of the head of the imago of Gyrinus substriatus Stephens 1829 (Coleoptera, Insecta) , dissertation, Mainz 1974
  • together with Helmut Risler and Rainer Rupprecht: Scientific drawing in biology and related disciplines , Stuttgart 1982 ( ISBN 3-437-00380-1 )
  • together with Heiko Bellmann : Biology and Ecology of Insects . CD-ROM lexicon. Stuttgart, Jena and New York 1996 ( ISBN 3-437-25020-5 )
  • Insects. The secret rulers of the world . CH Beck-Verlag 2003
  • Insect biology and ecology . Founded by W. Jacobs and M. Renner. 3. Edition. Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart 1998
  • as co-author: Textbook of Entomology . 2nd Edition. Edited by K. Dettner and W. Peters. Spectrum Academic Publishing 2003

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