Carl Eduard Adolph Gerstaecker

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Carl Eduard Adolph Gerstaeker

Carl Eduard Adolph Gerstaecker (30 August 1828, in Berlin – 20 June 1895, in Greifswald) was a German zoologist and entomologist.

He studied medicine and natural sciences in Berlin, receiving his PhD in 1855 as a student of Johann Christoph Friedrich Klug. In 1856 he obtained his habilitation for zoology, and soon afterwards, became a curator at the Zoological Museum of Humboldt University. In 1864 he began work as a lecturer at the Landwirtschaftlichen Lehranstalt (Agricultural Educational Facility) in Berlin. In 1874 he became an associate professor for zoology at the University of Berlin, and in 1876, a professor of zoology at the University of Greifswald.[1]



  1. ^ Gerstaecker, Carl Eduard Adolph In: Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB). Band 6, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1964, ISBN 3-428-00187-7, S. 323.
  2. ^ HathiTrust Digital Library published works

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